“Capsaicin 8% Patch for Spinal Cord Injury Neuropathic Pain”
A prospective case control study to determine the effectiveness and longevity of 8% capsaicin patch(es) in treating neuropathic pain in persons with spinal cord injury. The investigators will study spinal cord injury patients at South Texas Veterans Health Care Systems Spinal Cord Injury inpatient unit and outpatient clinics.
Drug - Capsaicin 8% Patch
Applied topically for 1 hour
Drug - Low Dose Capsaicin 0.04% gel
Capsaicin 8% Patch for Spinal Cord Injury Neuropathic Pain