Ben Gay

Last Update February 11, 2016
Bengay, spelled Ben-Gay prior to 1995, is an analgesic heat rub used to relieve muscle and joint pain. It was developed in Franc...
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teh crotch i've got a pretty nasty cold. 5 min warmup 2 min...
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" You should use arnica gel instead of bengay. it's homeopathic but i've found it to work better than bengay without teh crotch i've got a pretty nasty cold. 5 min warmup 2 min @ 2:00 3 min... "

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crotch i've got a pretty nasty cold. 5 min warmup 2 min...
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" Quote: You should use arnica gel instead of bengay. it's homeopathic but i've found it to work better than bengay without teh crotch i've got a pretty nasty cold. 5 min warmup 2 min... "

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ay up my nose seems to clear up a head cold. But it do...
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" ...isn't just plain water. I have used a spray of plain water up the nose to relieve runny nose. It's a folk remedy ...but no ill effects. Putting Ben-Gay up my nose seems to clear up a head cold.... "

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not the midwest, we are having a cold blast too and it is...
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" ...and not the midwest, we are having a cold blast too and it is messing me up big time. Last night my legs were screaming so badly -- didn't you hear them -- that hubby massaged them twice and ended... "

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colds. It doesnt burn like Ben-Gay. I take tylenol too and...
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" ...odd cause it's usually for colds. It doesnt burn like Ben-Gay. I take tylenol too and ice packs. It helps. It even says on the... "

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oyur sick or have a cold. u can put ben-gay. take asprin....
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" ...ice if oyur sick or have a cold. u can put ben-gay. take asprin. it will go... "

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what's so weird? I have a really bad cold right now and my...
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" ...what's so weird? I have a really bad cold right now and my doctor prescribed me the Z Pack antibiotics. I felt uncomfortable taking it. I got my nails done on Tuesday and the nail technician was... "

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ars ago, my brother had a bad cold. He ended up so bad he we...
| forum.bodybuilding.com
" ...years ago, my brother had a bad cold. He ended up so bad he went to the hospital ER. Turns out his lung had collapsed. Once you are cleared by doctor, let the area heal for a day or so. Advil or... "

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of cardio with a head cold. Does the 12 hour sudafed help...
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" ...bunch of cardio with a head cold. Does the 12 hour sudafed help you any? It works ...and no ankle weights. I've been battling a head ache too. It settles in ...hurts the worse then. Using bengay on the... "

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I have my semi-annual sinus head cold. My teeth, jaw,...
| forums.provida.com
" ...plan this weekend. I have my semi-annual sinus head cold. My teeth, jaw, cheeks, eyes and forehead are puffy and hurt. My chest and throat smell like Vicks Vapor Rub and my back smells like Ben Gay.... "

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Other names: Icy Hot, Tiger Balm, Salonpas, Flexall, Absorbine Jr
Method of use: Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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