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Icy Hot vs. Salonpas for Back Pain

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Icy Hot

OTC
/ 18,083 posts
Other Names: Ben Gay   Tiger Balm   Mineral Ice   Salonpas   Flexall

Salonpas

OTC
/ 1,608 posts
Other Names: Ben Gay   Tiger Balm   Icy Hot
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 18,083 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 1,608 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

54 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...
think it's working even better than Salonpas. I'll know for...
...and I think it's working even better than Salonpas. I'll know for su...
Ibuprofin those salonpas work better than bengay or icy...
...and Ibuprofin those salonpas work better than bengay or...
ice and Tylenol. I've used salonpas, icy hot patches and...
...it. Today I can't even get out of bed. I'm doing heat and ice and Tylenol. I've used salonpas, icy hot patches and there not helping. What else could I...
hot and salonpas patches. It helps take the edge off. Also...
Icy hot and salonpas patches. It helps take the edge off. Also a really hot...
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...
patches... before going to bed I will change out to salonpas...
...with icy hot patches... before going to bed I will change out to salonpas!!...
patches are loveeeeeeee OMG my shoulder feels good w...
...salonpas patches are loveeeeeeee OMG my shoulder feels good w them on ...the boobear rub so...
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...
think about them. I was a fan of the Icy Hot patches but am...
...about them. I was a fan of the Icy Hot patches but am growing pretty fond of the Salonpas patches....
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