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Icy Hot vs. Salonpas for Back Pain

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Icy Hot

OTC
/ 18,899 posts
Other Names: Ben Gay   Tiger Balm   Mineral Ice   Salonpas   Flexall

Salonpas

OTC
/ 1,767 posts
Other Names: Ben Gay   Tiger Balm   Icy Hot
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 18,899 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 1,767 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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IcyHot is a topical rubefacient heat rub meant for relieving pains such as arthritis, backache, muscle strains, sprains, bruises, and cramps. IcyHot, produced and marketed by Chattem, now a subsidiary of Sanofi-Aventis, is known for its dual action pain... Read more on Wikipedia
Salonpas is a brand name of a line of over-the-counter (OTC) Transdermal analgesic patch manufactured by Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. of Tosu City, Japan. Introduced to the Japanese market in 1934, Salonpas is now sold in approximately fifty countr... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Katherine veit
June 23, 2014
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Skin burn
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By shellentan
February 15, 2014
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Salonpas saved me from headaches
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What patients are saying about Icy Hot vs. Salonpas

60 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
through this site. They are stick ons that worked well...
...to SalonPas through this site. They are stick ons that worked well ...like the icy hot type roll on, especially for shoulders and neck. It seems to vary sometimes, what works where. I...
Ibuprofin those salonpas work better than bengay or icy...
...and Ibuprofin those salonpas work better than bengay or...
the past week. I have these Salonpas pain patches that work...
...also have costochondritis. Ironically I have been getting a lot of it the past week. I have these Salonpas pain patches that work. If it really hurts ...last week I used Icy Hot rub. Most of th...
Bengay and Icy Hot products for pain relief which are a lot...
Salonpas uses menthol and methyl salicylate ...used in Bengay and Icy Hot products for pain relief which are a...
have you ever tried SALONPAS??? I found out about them...
I read that you have a backache and are using icy hot at night. If you need something during the day, have you ever tried SALONPAS??? I found out about them...
using something called Salonpas...they're little squares...
...pain can be a sign of premature labor. It's not usually, so don't panic, just check with him. Have you tried icy hot, or another muscle rub? I've been using something called Salonpas...they're...
and back problems and use the icy-hot type rubs as well as...
...a great idea--i'll have to try it. i have arthritis and back problems and use the icy-hot type rubs as well as the salonpas patches (camphor/menthol) on sore achy areas. the patches are...
myself, I use the sticky SalonPas pain patches instead or...
...avoid it myself, I use the sticky SalonPas pain patches instead ...
tight. I put on Salonpas patches (think Icy/hot patches)...
...day today. Woke up with HIIT on my mind but my calf was really tight. I put on Salonpas patches (think Icy/hot patches) and see if I get my run in before my kid's track practice. Carrie, sorry ...
than a dog. I'm using Salonpas OTC pain patches (like Icy...
...an injury pulling a dock rope that dislocated my shoulder. Can't take NSAIDS...Tylenol doesn't cut it. Darvocet or Percocet make me sicker than a dog. I'm using Salonpas OTC pain patches (like...
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