What is Cayenne Pepper Pills?

Category: Supplements

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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.

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Dosages

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3 tablet(s) daily
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320 mg daily
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780 mg daily
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Why Patients Stopped Taking Cayenne Pepper Pills (multiple reasons could be selected)
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1-3 months
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3-6 months
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6 months-1 year
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1-2 years
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Cost per month


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$25-49
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1 patient evaluation for Cayenne Pepper Pills

asdf1179
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asdf1179
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I have:
MS

See asdf1179's full Cayenne Pepper Pills history

Dec 29, 2008 (Started Nov 01, 2008)

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

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