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BenGay Pain Relieving Patch (Pfizer Consumer Healthcare)

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  • Drug Facts

    Active Ingredient:                          Purpose:

    Menthol 1.4%                                  Topical analgesic

    (present as crystalline
    and natural forms)


    • temporarily relieves minor aches and pains of muscles and joints associated with:
      • simple backache · arthritis · strains
      • bruises · sprains


    For external use only.

    Do not use

    • on wounds or damaged skin
    • with a heating pad
    • on a child under 12 years of age with arthritis-like conditions

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • redness over the affected area

    When using this product

    • avoid contact with eyes or mucous membranes
    • do not bandage tightly

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • condition worsens or symptoms persist for more than 7 days
    • symptoms clear up and occur again within a few days · excessive skin irritation occurs

    Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.


    • open pouch and remove patch
    • if desired, cut patch to size
    • peel off protective backing and apply sticky side to affected area
    • adults and children 12 years of age and older: apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
    • children under 12 years of age: consult a doctor

    Other Information:   · store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)

    Inactive Ingredients:    camphor, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, glycerin, kaolin, methyl acrylate/2-ethylhexyl acrylate copolymer, methyl salicylate, polyacrylic acid, polysorbate 80, sodium polyacrylate, tartaric acid, titanium dioxide, and water

    Questions?    call 1-800-223-0182, weekdays, 9 AM - 5 PM EST

    How Supplied:    Bengay Pain Relieving Patch is available in cartons containing 5 individually sealed regular size patches and 4 individually sealed large size patches.

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