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TRANSVASIN HEAT RUB CREAM

Active substance(s): ETHYL NICOTINATE / HEXYL NICOTINATE / TETRAHYDROFURFURYL SALICYLATE

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Transvasin Heat Rub Cream 1. What the medicine is for
(hexyl nicotinate, ethyl nicotinate,
tetrahydrofurfuryl salicylate)

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Important information about Transvasin Heat
Rub Cream
• This medicine relieves rheumatic and
muscular pains, and the symptoms of strains
and sprains when applied to the skin.
• It can be used on adults, the elderly and
children over 12 years.
Do not use….
• On broken or sensitive skin.
Now read the rest of the leaflet before you
use this medicine. It includes other
information which might be especially
important for you.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it
again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need any more
information or advice.
• If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you
notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet,
please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

3. How to use this medicine

Transvasin Heat Rub Cream provides warming
relief from rheumatic and muscular pain and the
symptoms of strains and sprains.

Apply it to the skin.

2. Before you use this
medicine

• Apply a small amount to the affected area and
massage until the cream is fully absorbed.
• Apply twice a day to the affected area until
symptoms disappear.
• Avoid contact with eyes, genital areas, lips,
inner mouth and nose where soft skin may be
more sensitive.
• Not recommended for use in children under
12 years old.
• Wash hands well immediately after use.
• Do not cover the treated area with a dressing.
• Avoid excessive exposure to sunlight.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.

Do not use the medicine if
you have ….

• A
 n allergy to any of the ingredients listed in
section 6.
• An allergy to salicylates (e.g. aspirin)
or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory
medicines.
• Sensitive or broken skin.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if

you are taking....

• 
Anticoagulant medicines e.g. warfarin, as the
anti-clotting effects could be increased.

Pregnant or breastfeeding….

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before
using this medicine if you are pregnant, might be
pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Adults, the elderly and children over
12 years

If you swallow some

If you accidentally apply this medicine to a
large area of skin and you feel unwell, or if you
swallow some, see a doctor straight away. Take
the pack with you to show which medicine you
have swallowed.

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Date

23.06.2014

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Reason for
Change

Update to reporting of side effects
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MHRA/IMB
submission Yes
required

23.06.2014

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210 x 148mm flat (27 x 148mm folded)

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210 x 148mm flat (27 x 148mm folded)

IG Code

Transvasin
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ColoursHeat
UsedRub Cream is a Fonts
white coloured cream with a strong odour.
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Process Black
It is supplied in 40g and 80g tubes.

Dimensions

40g and 80g

What the medicine looks like

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The active ingredients are: hexyl nicotinate
2% w/w, ethyl nicotinate 2% w/w,
tetrahydrofurfuryl salicylate 14% w/w.
The other ingredients are: cetostearyl
alcohol, stearic acid, polysorbate 20, sorbitan
monostearate, methyl parahydroxybenzoate
(E218), perfume, purified water.

IG Code

Component

What is in this medicine

40g and 80g

Transvasin Heat Rub Cream

6. Further information

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Transvasin is a trade mark of
Thornton and Ross Ltd.

Component

Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor,
pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible
side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can
also report side effects directly via the Yellow
Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
By reporting side effects you can help provide
more information on the safety of this medicine.

• M
 edicine should not be disposed of via
wastewater or household waste. Ask your
pharmacist how to dispose of any unused
medicine. These measures will help to protect
the environment.

This leaflet was revised in June 2014

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• Temporary localised skin reactions such as a
severe burning sensation, blistering and skin
rashes may occur (possibly delayed).
• Sensitivity to light may occur if treated areas
are exposed to excessive sunlight.
A feeling of warmth and reddening of the skin is
normal for this product however, if you notice
excessive skin irritation or any other side effect
not included above, stop use and tell your doctor
or pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.

Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK.

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• K
 eep it out of the sight and reach of children.
• Do not store above 25°C.
• Do not use after the expiry date shown on the
carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of
that month.

Colours Used

Like all medicines, Transvasin Heat Rub Cream
can have side effects, although these don’t affect
everyone.

Marketing authorisation holder and
manufacturer

Transvasin Heat Rub Cream

5. Storing this medicine

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4. Possible side effects

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• It contains cetostearyl alcohol which may
cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact
dermatitis).
• It also contains methyl parahydroxybenzoate
(E218) which may cause allergic reactions
(possibly delayed).


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Important information about some of
the ingredients

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

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