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Icy Hot vs. Salonpas for Back Pain

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Icy Hot

OTC
/ 18,050 posts
Other Names: Ben Gay   Tiger Balm   Mineral Ice   Salonpas   Flexall

Salonpas

OTC
/ 1,602 posts
Other Names: Ben Gay   Tiger Balm   Icy Hot
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 18,050 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 1,602 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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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
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...
I'm at work I alternate between salonpas and icy hot, seems...
...have a question. I've been off methotrexate for over a month now and we've started back up with prednisone 30 mg a day ...when I'm at work I alternate between salonpas and icy hot, seems to mak...
typically use Icy Hot.  I know a few people here swear by...
...typically use Icy Hot.  I know a few people here swear by SalonPas, which convinced me to...
to use the SalonPas patches, but one of the ingredients...
...long as it didn't have any ibprofen in it. I used to use the SalonPas patches, but one of the ...said he ddin't think the icy hot patches did, but I haven't checked since I haven't been in pain...
have been using these salonpas along with icy...
...surgery, went thru 3 months of daily traction last winter.......and have been using these salonpas along with icy hot etc. In Wally they are near the other 'rubs' and creams to help...
salonpas at CVS which helped, the doc sent me home with...
...I also found icy hot type patches called salonpas at CVS which helped, the doc sent me home with lidocane patches but they didn't stick well at all. I just took it easy at work and didn't push myse...
pad as well. I also use salonpas (I think they are sort of...
...my mother had 2- 14 hour aortic aneurysm dissection surgeries ...do take ibuprofen and ...I also use salonpas (I think they are sort of like Icy Hot). My husband also suggested Icy Hot. So pe...
pts. grab some icy hot, salonpas or tiger balm for...
...with possible near by or easy to get to resupply pts. grab some icy hot, salonpas or tiger balm for on...
or icy/hot patches Does anyone use these patches? I've...
salonpas or icy/hot patches Does anyone use these patches? I've got the most amazing pain right by...
try the pain patches such as Salonpas or Icy Hot and see if...
Hi, perhaps you could try the pain patches such as Salonpas or Icy Hot and see if they can offer some relief. If by using the pain patch you could get...
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