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Drug Guide    I   Icy Hot Analgesic Balm

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   Icy Hot Analgesic Balm

Icy Hot Analgesic Balm
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This product is used to treat minor aches and pains of the muscles/joints (e.g., arthritis, backache, sprains). Menthol and methyl salicylate are known as counterirritants. They work by causing the skin to feel cool and then warm. These feelings on the skin distract you from feeling the aches/pains deeper in your muscles, joints, and tendons.

 
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Icy Hot Analgesic Balm

Uses
This product is used to treat minor aches and pains of the muscles/joints (e.g., arthritis, backache, sprains). Menthol and methyl salicylate are known as counterirritants. They work by causing the skin to feel cool and then warm. These feelings on the skin distract you from feeling the aches/pains deeper in your muscles, joints, and tendons.
Notes
  • Keep all regular medical and laboratory appointments.

Storage
  • Different brands of this medication have different storage needs.
  • Check the product package for instructions on how to store your brand, or ask your pharmacist.
  • Keep all medications away from children and pets.


How To Use
  • Follow all directions on the product package.
  • If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.This medication is for use on the skin only.
  • Do not apply near the eyes, mouth, nose, or genitals, and be careful not to touch those areas while the medication is on your hands.
  • If you do get the medication in those areas, flush with plenty of water.
  • Wash your hands well before inserting contact lenses.Apply a thin layer of medication to the affected area no more than 3 to 4 times a day.
  • Rub in gently and thoroughly.
  • After applying the medication, wash your hands unless you are using this medication to treat the hands.
  • If treating the hands, wait at least 30 minutes after applying the medication to wash your hands.Do not apply this medication to skin that is injured or irritated (e.g., cut, scraped, sunburned).
  • Do not bandage or tightly wrap the affected area.
  • Doing so may increase the risk of side effects.
  • You may cover the area loosely to protect clothing.
  • Ask your pharmacist for more details.Heat can increase the risk of side effects.
  • Do not apply this medication immediately before, during, or after activities that increase skin temperature (e.g., bathing in hot water, swimming, sun bathing, heavy exercise) or in hot/humid weather.
  • Wait until your skin has cooled before applying the medication.
  • Do not use a sunlamp/tanning bed, hot water bottle, or heating pad on the treated area.This product is available in different strengths and with different ingredients but with product names that sound similar.
  • Read the label carefully to make sure you have the right product for you.
  • Ask your pharmacist if you have any questions.Tell your doctor if your condition persists for more than 7 days, if it worsens, or if it keeps returning.
  • If you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.

Side Effects
  • Redness, warmth, stinging, or burning on the application site may occur.
  • If any of these effects persist or worsen, contact your doctor or pharmacist promptly.If your doctor has directed you to take this medication, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects.
  • Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.Stop using this medication and tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: blistering/swelling/severe redness at the application site, nausea/vomiting, ringing in the ears.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare.
  • However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing.If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to menthol or methyl salicylate; or to aspirin or other salicylates (e.g., salsalate); or if you have any other allergies.If you have any of the following health problems, consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product: asthma, injured/irritated skin in the affected area, growths in the nose (nasal polyps).Some products should not be used on children younger than 12 years without a doctor's advice.
  • Check the label carefully before using on children between 2 and 12 years old.
  • Do not use on children younger than 2 years.During pregnancy, this product should be used only when clearly needed.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.It is not known whether this product passes into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • If you are using this product under your doctor's direction, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them.
  • Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or pharmacist first.Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you use any of the following products: "blood thinners" (e.g., warfarin).

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User Medicine Opinions for Icy Hot Analgesic Balm
Overall:1 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 37
Time Taken: 1 time days

Reason: Shoulder and neck problems/ Strained pulled muscle Date: 26 July 2010
Side Effects
It did warm up a lot, and the next morning, I woke up with a horrific rash. It started itching, and then it started spreading all over the back of my neck. I made sure that I really washed the mess off, and it has been a nightmare!!!

Additional Thoughts
This stuff is very dangerous. I have heard that a young girl had died from using this before, just be careful. I had this one me a week ago, and I have huge red spots all over my neck area. It's become embarrassing, even though I know it's a reaction.

Overall:5 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 64
Location: Baltimore
Time Taken: 1 days

Reason: Back muscle strain Date: 8 June 2010
Side Effects
Within a day after removing the pad I had a rash on my lower back similar to prickly heat that lasted for days.

Additional Thoughts
I've used this product before without any side effects & they were very good.

Overall:1 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 34
Location: Chicago
Time Taken: 2 days

Reason: Sore neck, tendinitis in shoulder Date: 24 June 2009
Side Effects
HORRID rash that took 2 months to go away

Additional Thoughts
Don't use this stuff. It stinks too.

Overall:3 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 32
Location: USA
Time Taken: 2 days

Reason: I had a kink in my neck Date: 29 November 2008
Side Effects
I applied the icy hot to my neck and got some in my hair. When I showered there was still some in my hair and it coated my shoulder blades and back of my arms. This caused those areas to swell and burn much as a sunburn does.

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Overall:1 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 70
Location: IL
Time Taken: 10 years days

Reason: I used a similar product for years non-stop and now am suffering the consequences of constant burning in the skin - this stuff can be toxic. The skin is the largest organ of the body. Don't use this stuff!!!!! Date: 18 September 2007
Side Effects
CONTINUED BURNING OF THE SKIN LONG AFTER DISCONTINUING - NOT ICY HOT - ANOTHER LIKE PRODUCT!!!!! THEY CAN BE DANGEROUS IF YOU USE TOO MUCH

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