QUTENZA is a different kind of treatment for post-shingles nerve pain. It’s an FDA-approved, non-surgical, prescription-strength topical system applied by your physician in-office. QUTENZA can be used alone or in combination with other treatments.
While it may look like a patch, QUTENZA is a topical system. It uses unique patented technology designed to treat at the source of pain by delivering medication deeper into the skin.
MONTHS OF PAIN RELIEF
QUTENZA may not be repeated more frequently than every 3 months.
Results with QUTENZA
In a clinical study, some patients with post-shingles nerve pain began to feel pain relief after 1 week.
In a clinical study, people using QUTENZA reported 33% less pain. Pain relief with QUTENZA lasts for up to 3 months.
33%reduction in pain with QUTENZA over a period of 8 weeks*
1-2 weeksSome patients felt less pain in 1 week after 1 treatment
How QUTENZA works
QUTENZA works directly at the nerve receptors that cause post-shingles nerve pain, treating pain locally for up to 3 months of relief. One 60-minute treatment can provide ongoing relief.
Well-studied safety profile
QUTENZA has been available in the US for over 10 years. As with any prescription medication, you should talk to your healthcare provider about any side effects.
In clinical trials, 1% of patients discontinued treatment with QUTENZA due to a side effect. The most common drug-related side effects were redness, pain, or itching where QUTENZA was applied. Side effects were generally mild to moderate in nature and lasted a short time.
Here’s what you need to know
QUTENZA may cause serious side effects, including severe irritation, pain, and increases in blood pressure during or right after treatment. Please review the Important Safety Information below for a summary of additional potential side effects with QUTENZA.
Take the first step toward pain relief with QUTENZA