Last update July 12, 2016
We do not have alternatives for Paprika.
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Paprika is also known as Capsaicin. Here it is a list of alternative known names::
Paprika in other languages or writings:
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Main tradenames from several countries containing Paprika in its composition:
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Capsaicin is an oleoresin contained in ripe and dry fruits of hot peppers.
It is used for seasoning food and as medicine for topical analgesia in the form of creams, gels or patches.
A low absorption into plasma (very low levels or undetectable in plasma) and rapid clearance make it highly unlikely the passage of significant amount toward breast milk.
Do not apply on the chest or thoroughly clean it off before breastfeeding.