Capsaicin, the primary constituent of pepper sprays and its pharmacological effects on mammalian ocular tissues.

Abstract

Capsaicin is the principal constituent of oleoresin capsicum, or pepper spray, as it is commonly known. Pepper sprays are frequently used in riot control situations by defence organizations all over the world to deal with uncontrolled civil or criminal disturbances. Although capsaicin is noted for its irritant and inflammatory properties, the ocular profile… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2017.11.042

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@article{Krishnatreyya2018CapsaicinTP, title={Capsaicin, the primary constituent of pepper sprays and its pharmacological effects on mammalian ocular tissues.}, author={Harshita Krishnatreyya and Hemanga Hazarika and Achintya Saha and Pronobesh Chattopadhyay}, journal={European journal of pharmacology}, year={2018}, volume={819}, pages={114-121} }