Zostrix HP Topical Analgesic Cream 45g


Our Price $0.00
PBS $0.00
Concession $0.00
Safety Net $0.00

S8 Note - This prescription item is Schedule 8 and can only be supplied on a script from a registered doctor in Queensland. Any prescriptions from any other state cannot be filled and will be returned in the mail

Note: Private, PBS and our prices are available to the general public. Concession and Safety Net prices are only available to people with the appropriate concession or Safety Net cards. See Prescriptions for more details.


This prescription item requires a pre approved authority from the Government in order to get this item at the quoted price. Authority prescriptions need to be applied for by the doctor writing the script and can include reasons such as increased quantities due to dosage, increased repeats, use for a pre determined specified use, or the nature of the medication itself requiring specialist interaction. In the event that an authority is not granted on the script, the price will revert to the private price quoted for that item


This item contains more than one pack of a prescription product. Before this can be dispensed the doctor has to give approval. The prescription must be written for the total quantity or the prescription must be endorsed by your doctor "Regulation 24" otherwise we will be unable to dispense the increased amount. If you proceed with the order without approval, we will only send out one pack at the single pack price and refund the difference. Eg If your prescription is written out for 30 Tablets with 5 repeats and it does not have “Regulation 24 “ written on the script, the ONLY quantity we can dispense is 30 at one time. Further dispensing of this product could only occur after an appropriate length of time - usually 21 days but depends on dosage. In this example if you would like to obtain 180 Tablets then the doctor must endorse the prescription “Regulation 24” or the quantity must be written out for 180 and not 30. NB Conditions apply on the writing of a Regulation 24 prescription. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for details.

We can no longer accept signed authority forms from your doctor as permission to dispense more than one pack. Please contact our pharmacist for more information.

If you order this item as Private, NO PBS stickers will be issued. Once any prescription order has been sent the product cannot be returned for a refund even if your doctor changes your medication or you have an adverse reaction.

Zostrix HP Topical Analgesic Cream 45g

Zostrix HP Topical Analgesic Cream 45g

Product ID: 54057
SAVE $5.00
Don't Pay RRP: $29.99

Pharmacist Only Medicine

This product is a Pharmacist Only Medicine and requires pharmacist advice before we can dispatch this product. You must first place the order and then contact our pharmacists within 48 hours on 1300 367 283. The pharmacist will determine if this product is appropriate for you and if so, approve the order. In the event that you do not do this, the product will be deleted from your order and the balance of your order will be dispatched. This is not required if you have a doctor's prescription.


General Information

Zostrix HP Topical Analgesic Cream 45g

Zostrix HP Cream works by reducing levels of chemical ( substance P), which is involved in transmitting pain impulses to the brain. Regular application of Zostrix HP cream reduces the amount of this chemical in nearby nerve endings and thus decreases the intensity of the pain.


Do not apply Zostrix Cream to broken or irritated skin. Zostrix Cream is not suitable for children. The safety of use of Zostrix Cream in pregnancy or breastfeeding has not been established.
Reactions Zostrix Cream may cause a brief burning feeling when applied. This burning is more common when Zostrix Cream is used less than 3 - 4 times a day or too much Zostrix Cream is used or if Zostrix Cream is applied just before or after a bath or shower.

Patients should avoid taking a hot bath/shower just before or after applying Zostrix, as it can enhance the burning sensation. Keep away from eyes. If condition worsens, seek medical advice. Tight bandages should not be applied on top of Zostrix cream.


Zostrix HP Cream contains: Capsaicin USP 0.075% w/w.


Apply a small amount of Zostrix Cream to the affected area 3-4 times per day, not more than every 4 hours. After applying Zostrix Cream, hands should be washed thoroughly. Do not apply Zostrix Cream near eyes. Avoid taking a hot bath or shower directly before or after application with Zostrix Cream.
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