What is Cayenne Pepper Pills?

Category: Supplements


See also: Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne pepper, an herb made from chili peppers, is available as pills, capsules and tincture. It is traditionally used to cure stomach aches, cramping, gas, varicose veins, allergies, and constipation. Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin which can be irritating so it is usually taken with food.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Inflammation 4 2
Fibromyalgia 1 1
General health 1 0
MCTD (Mixed Connective Tissue Disease) 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cayenne Pepper Pills

Side effect Patients


Stopped taking Cayenne Pepper Pills

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Cayenne Pepper Pills

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Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: none
I have:

See asdf1179's full Cayenne Pepper Pills history

Dec 29, 2008 (Started Nov 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Inflammation)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 180 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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