Relieving minor pain caused by conditions such as arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis, muscle strains or sprains, backache, bruising, and cramping. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Menthol Cream is a topical analgesic. It works by temporarily relieving minor pain.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Menthol Cream. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Menthol Cream. However, no specific interactions with Menthol Cream are known at this time.
Ask your health care provider if Menthol Cream may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Menthol Cream as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Menthol Cream.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. No COMMON side effects have been reported with Menthol Cream. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); redness or irritation at the application site.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center ( http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Menthol Cream may be harmful if swallowed.Proper storage of Menthol Cream:
Store Menthol Cream at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat and light. Keep Menthol Cream out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Menthol Cream. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.