Icy Hot vs Salonpas

Icy Hot
(OTC)
Salonpas
(OTC)
Icy Hot is a skin medication.
Salonpas is a skin medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.5
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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5.0
Extremely Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Back Pain
5.0
Concern level
1.2
Concern level
1.1
Approval Date
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Not Available
February 20, 2008
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
23,535 Discussions
2,271 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Back Pain
#3 for Muscle Pain
Icy Hot is approved for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Back Pain
#2 for Headaches
Salonpas is approved for Back Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Headaches, although this is not an approved use.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Icy
Tingling
7
Depression
3
Nausea
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Addiction
2
Shaking
1
Paranoia
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Bloating
1
UTI
1
Sal
Depression
4
Nausea
3
Cancer
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Tingling
2
Diabetes
1
Addiction
1
Contractions
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Bloating
1
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Icy Hot
Icy
Salonpas
Sal
Tingling
Icy
Sal
7
2
Depression
Icy
Sal
3
4
Nausea
Icy
Sal
3
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
Icy
Sal
2
2
Addiction
Icy
Sal
2
1
Shaking
Icy
Sal
1
0
Paranoia
Icy
Sal
1
0
Sleep Disorders
Icy
Sal
1
0
Bloating
Icy
Sal
1
1
UTI
Icy
Sal
1
0
Depression
Sal
Icy
4
3
Nausea
Sal
Icy
3
3
Cancer
Sal
Icy
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Sal
Icy
2
2
Tingling
Sal
Icy
2
7
Diabetes
Sal
Icy
1
0
Addiction
Sal
Icy
1
2
Contractions
Sal
Icy
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Sal
Icy
1
0
Bloating
Sal
Icy
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Icy Hot during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Salonpas during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Icy Hot and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Salonpas and alcohol.
Method of use
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Ointment
Foam, Gel
Dosages
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Cream: , 30%-10%
Ointment: , 29%-7.6%
Stick: , 30%-10%
Patch: 5%
Patch: , 10%-3%
Aerosol: 10%-3%
Foam: 10%-3%
Gel:
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Methyl Salicylate/Menthol , Menthol , Menthol/Bandages Tubular
Methyl Salicylate/Menthol, Methyl Salicylate/Menthol/Camphor, Capsaicin/Menthol
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Icy Hot and Salonpas: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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