PDPN: painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
Administration of QUTENZA1
IDENTIFY treatment area
Must be done by a physician or healthcare provider.
ANESTHETIZE with topical anesthetic
NOTE: Use nitrile (not latex) gloves only. Administer in a well-ventilated treatment area. Face mask and protective glasses are advisable.
MONITOR patient during 30-minute treatment
Monitor blood pressure; administer cooling pack or appropriate analgesic medication for pain, if needed.
CLEANSE treatment area with provided Cleansing Gel
On average, 2.7 topical systems/administration were used during clinical trials.2
Up to 4 topical systems may be used during an administration.