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Icy Hot vs. Salonpas for Back Pain

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Icy Hot

OTC
/ 18,192 posts
Other Names: Ben Gay   Tiger Balm   Mineral Ice   Flexall   Salonpas

Salonpas

OTC
/ 1,516 posts
Other Names: Ben Gay   Tiger Balm   Icy Hot
Rating: 5 out of 5
Based on 18,192 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 5 out of 5
Based on 1,516 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 shellentan
February 15, 2014
shellentan wrote
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What patients are saying about Icy Hot vs. Salonpas

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a pack). The salonpas was weak too (in patch form)....
...you found relief with icy hot. I had those patches ...do work well. I tried the tiger balm patches since everyone ...them (bought a pack). The salonpas was weak too (in patch form). icy h...
and Ibuprofin those salonpas work better than bengay or...
...and Ibuprofin those salonpas work better than bengay...
Ben-Gay or Icy Hot really helped. Walmart has a generic...
...bursas around my hardware which eventually went away. Dr. Boachie said they could be injected with cortisone and a pain killer. I found rubbing it with a muscle cream like Ben-Gay or Icy Hot ......
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 on this board last year and I love...
work great on my hands and feet, but the SalonPas work...
I was introduced to SalonPas through this site.  They are ...tin, works really well.  I also really like the icy hot type roll on, especially for shoulders and neck.   ...and feet, but the Salon...
these Salonpas pain patches that work. If it really hurts...
...determined I also have costochondritis. Ironically I have ...the past week. I have these Salonpas pain patches that work. If it really hurts like one day last week I used Icy Hot rub. Most of t...
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...
...it myself, I use the sticky SalonPas pain patches instead or...
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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