IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion

Generic Name: menthol (MEN-thol)
Brand Name: IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion

IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion is used for:

Relieving minor pain caused by conditions such as arthritis, backache, bruising, bursitis, cramping, muscle strains or sprains, and tendonitis. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion is a topical analgesic. It works by temporarily relieving minor pain.

Do NOT use IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

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Before using IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion:

Some medical conditions may interact with IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
  • if you have cut, scraped, irritated, or damaged skin at the application site

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion. However, no specific interactions with IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion are known at this time.

Ask your health care provider if IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion 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.

How to use IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion:

Use IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Wash your hands before and right after using IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion.
  • Apply IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion to the affected area as directed by your doctor or on the package label.
  • Do not wrap, bandage, or use a heating pad on the treated area.
  • Do not apply IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion more than 4 times daily.
  • If you miss a dose of IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion, use it as soon as you remember. Continue to use it as directed by your doctor or on the package label.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion.

Important safety information:

  • IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion is for external use only. Do not get it in your eyes, on your lips, or in your nose, mouth, or genital area. If you get it in any of these areas, rinse right away with cool tap water.
  • Do NOT use more than the recommended dose or use for longer than 1 week without checking with your doctor.
  • If your symptoms do not improve within 7 days, if they get worse, or if they clear up and then come back again, contact your doctor.
  • IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion should not be used in CHILDREN younger than 18 years old without first checking with the child's doctor; safety and effectiveness in these children have not been confirmed.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion while you are pregnant. It is not known if IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion is found in breast milk after topical use. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.

Possible side effects of IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. No COMMON side effects have been reported with IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion. 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. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately. IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion may be harmful if swallowed.

Proper storage of IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion:

Store IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat and light. Keep IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information:

  • If you have any questions about IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
  • If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.
  • Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information should not be used to decide whether or not to take IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion or any other medicine. Only your health care provider has the knowledge and training to decide which medicines are right for you. This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion. This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your health care provider. You must talk with your healthcare provider for complete information about the risks and benefits of using IcyHot PM Medicated Lotion.

Issue Date: September 3, 2014
Database Edition 14.3.1.003
Copyright © 2014 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.

Disclaimer: This information should not be used to decide whether or not to take this medicine or any other medicine. Only your health care provider has the knowledge and training to decide which medicines are right for you. This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about this medicine. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to this medicine. This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your health care provider. You must talk with your healthcare provider for complete information about the risks and benefits of using this medicine.

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