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Salonpas Arthritis Pain Relief Patch, 5 Patches

RDC10342715

$ 8.25 $ 8.59

A viable alternative to oral pain relievers, the Salonpas Arthritis Pain Relief Patch is applied topically and absorbed through the skin, discretely delivering powerful pain relief directly to the source of pain. Unlike many other products that will only relieve mild pain, these clinically proven effective patches provide up to 12 hours of relief from both mild and moderate aches and pains. Ideal for arthritis sufferers, these patches are intended for use by those 18 years of age and older.


Methyl Salicylate and Menthol (METH il sa LIS i late & MEN thol)

Brand names: Bengay® (OTC), Icy Hot® (OTC); Precise® (OTC); Salonpas® Arthritis Pain® (OTC); Salonpas® Jet Spray (OTC); Salonpas® Massage Foam (OTC); Salonpas® Pain Relief Patch® (OTC); Salon® (OTC); Thera-Gesic® Plus (OTC)

Drug Classes: Analgesic, Topical; Salicylate; Topical Skin Product


Dosage: Topical: Pain Relief

Patch: Methyl salicylate 10% and menthol 1.5%: Children ≥12 years and Adults: Apply 1 patch to affected area not more than 3-4 times daily; leave in place for no more than 8 hours. Methyl salicylate 10% and menthol 3%: Adults: Apply 1 patch to affected area and leave in place for up to 8-12 hours; do not exceed 1 patch/application. If pain still present, a second patch may be applied for up to 8-12 hours (maximum: 2 patches/24 hours; 3 days of consecutive use)


Benefits:

  1. A viable alternative to oral pain relievers
  2. Medication is absorbed by the skin and delivered right to the source of the pain
  3. Unlike other products that only work for minor aches and pains, these patches work for both mild and moderate aches and pains
  4. Provides long-lasting pain relief that keeps on working for up to 12 hours
  5. The first and only FDA approved pain relieving patch that is available without a prescription
  6. Quick and easy to apply and won’t make a mess or stain clothing, bedding, or furniture
  7. Can be cut to create a customized size/shape that best fits your area of pain
  8. Discretely worn underneath clothing

Ideal Uses:

Provides up to 12 hours pain relief, treating mild to moderate aches and pains like:

  1. - Arthritis
  2. - Joint pain
  3. - Sore muscles
  4. - Backaches
  5. - Sprains and strains
  6. - Bruises

Precautions:

Before using this product it is recommended that you consult with your healthcare provider if:

  • Your are pregnant or breast-feeding
  • You have a known allergy to topical products
  • You have a history of high blood pressure, heart disease, or kidney disease
  • You’re taking diuretics
  • The stomach bleeding warning applies to you

Stomach Bleeding Warning:

This product contains an NSAID, and like with all other NSAIDs, carries a risk of causing stomach bleeding. While the risk is generally small, certain factors may increase your risks, such as:

  1. - Being 60 years of age or older
  2. - Having a history of stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
  3. - Taking anticoagulant blood thinners or steroid drugs
  4. - Taking other NSAID drugs, such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, and more
  5. - Consuming 3 or more alcoholic beverages per day while using this product
  6. - Exceeding the maximum dosage
  7. - Using them for a longer duration than directed

Warnings:

  1. - If the pouch housing the patch has been opened for 14 days or more
  2. - On the face
  3. - On rashes, wounds, or damaged and broken skin
  4. - With a heating pad or other heat source
  5. - While perspiring
  6. - If allergic to aspirin or NSAIDs
  7. - Right before or after heart surgery

Directions:

Use only as directed and heed all warnings

Not for use by those under 18 years of age

Use caution to avoid eye contact while handling this product. Should eye contact occur, flush the eyes with water

  1. - Step 1 –  Clean and dry the location on the skin where the patch is to be placed
  2. - Step 2 –  Remove the middle zigzag sticker from the back of the patch
  3. - Step 3 –   Apply the patch to the area of pain, sticky side down
  4. - Step 4 –   Remove the remaining sticker sides
  5. - Step 5 –   Rub and stretch the patch as needed to smoothen and even out the patch
  6. - Step 6 –  Leave in place for 8-12 hours
  7. - Step 7 –  Wash hands
  8. - Step 8 –  After 12 hours of usage remove the patch by peeling it off the skin
  9. - Step 9 –  Fold patch so the sticky sides are touching each other and not exposed
  10. - Step 11 – Discard of the patch
  11. - Step 12 – Wash hands

If the pain still persists after using the first patch, a second patch may be used for another 8-12 hours oly use ONE PATCH at a time not use more than 2 patches in a 24 hour periodDo not use for more than 3 consecutive days

Please note: Exceeding the maximum daily dose or using this product for longer than directed increases the risk for heart attacks and strokes

Storage instructions:

  1. These patches should be kept out of reach of children – the packaging is not child resistant
  2. Store in temperatures between 68-77°F (20-25°C)
  3. Shield from exposure to direct sunlight
  4. Avoid exposure to excessive moisture

Product # - RDC10342715

Active Ingredients - Menthol 3%, Methyl salicylate 10% (NSAID*), *Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Inactive Ingredients - Alicyclic saturated hydrocarbon resin, backing cloth, film, mineral oil, polyisobutylene, polyisobutylene 1,200,000, styrene-isoprene-styrene block copolymer, synthetic aluminum silicate

Manufacturer: Emerson Healthcare

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