QUTENZA Is the First and Only Treatment to Deliver
Prescription-Strength Capsaicin Directly to the Skin
Up to 3 months of
A 30-minute treatment for diabetic nerve pain of the feet
Treat diabetic nerve pain of the feet at the site of pain
No drug-drug interactions
QUTENZA can be used alone or in combination with other treatments
QUTENZA Works Differently to Treat Diabetic Nerve Pain of the Feet
- Works to quiet damaged nerves
- Can be used alone or in combination with other treatments
In Clinical Trials, QUTENZA Has Been Shown to Significantly Relieve Pain for up to 3 Months in People with Diabetic Nerve Pain of the Feet
- Effective for patients who are already taking other pain medicines
- Unlikely to interact with other medicines
- May not work for everyone. Only you and your doctor can decide if QUTENZA is right for you
How Quickly Can QUTENZA Provide Relief?
In a clinical study, after one 30-minute application of QUTENZA, patients with diabetic nerve pain of the feet experienced pain relief after 19 days vs 72 days for patients who received a placebo. QUTENZA is applied by a healthcare professional, no more frequently than every 90 days.
Some patients did not respond to the first treatment of QUTENZA, but did respond to the second treatment of QUTENZA.
Most Common Side Effects
- QUTENZA is a non-opioid, non-systemic treatment
- QUTENZA has no known drug-drug interactions
QUTENZA can cause serious side effects, including severe irritation, pain, and increases in blood pressure during or right after treatment.
In all clinical trials, the most common drug-related side effects of QUTENZA were redness, pain, or itching where QUTENZA was applied. You should tell your doctor if any side effects bother you or do not go away.
Please see additional Important Safety Information.
See What Patients Think About QUTENZA
In a safety study, after one year of continued treatments with QUTENZA, 63% of patients preferred to continue with QUTENZA plus Standard of Care (SoC) vs 31% of patients who preferred SoC alone.