TRANSVASIN HEAT RUB CREAM

Active substance: TETRAHYDROFURFURYL SALICYLATE

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Product Title

Data Matrix: 22942105 VERIFIED

Transvasin Heat Rub Cream

Colours Used
Process Black

Leaflet

Component

Keyline

Pack Size

40g/80g

PCP No.

22942105

RM No.

229421

Dimensions

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

Proof No.

Five

Date

12/07/2013

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Transvasin Heat Rub Cream 1. What the medicine is for
Operator

Transvasin Heat Rub Cream provides warming
(hexyl nicotinate, ethyl nicotinate,
tetrahydrofurfuryl salicylate) Artwork No relief from rheumatic and muscular pain and the

symptoms of strains and sprains.
CRN
Important information about Transvasin Heat
Reason for 2.  efore you use this
Rub Cream
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•  his medicine relieves rheumatic and Change
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muscular pains, and the symptoms of strains
and sprains when applied to the skin.
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• t can be used on adults, the elderly and
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you have ….
children over 12 years.
•  n allergy to any of the ingredients listed in
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section 6.
Do not use….
•  n allergy to salicylates (e.g. aspirin)
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• On broken or sensitive skin.
or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory
medicines.
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• Sensitive or broken skin.
use this medicine. It includes other
information which might be especially
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•  nticoagulant medicines e.g. warfarin, as the
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anti-clotting effects could be increased.
•  sk your pharmacist if you need any more
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information or advice.
Pregnant or breastfeeding….
• f any of the side effects gets serious, or if you
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Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before
notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet,
using this medicine if you are pregnant, might be
please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
pregnant or are breastfeeding.

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3. How to use this medicine
Apply it to the skin.


Adults, the elderly and children over
12 years

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

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.

mportant information about some of
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the ingredients

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

4. Possible side effects

5. Storing this medicine

Like all medicines, Transvasin Heat Rub Cream
can have side effects, although these don’t affect
everyone.
•  emporary localised skin reactions such as a
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severe burning sensation, blistering and skin
rashes may occur (possibly delayed).
•  ensitivity to light may occur if treated areas
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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.

• Keep it out of the sight and reach of children.
• Do not store above 25°C.
•  o not use after the expiry date shown on the
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carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of
that month.
•  edicine should not be disposed of via
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wastewater or household waste. Ask your
pharmacist how to dispose of any unused
medicine. These measures will help to protect
the environment.

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22942105

Marketing authorisation holder and
manufacturer
Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK.
This leaflet was revised in July 2013
Transvasin is a trade mark of
Thornton and Ross Ltd.


6. Further information
What is in this medicine

Reporting of side effects
The active ingredients are: hexyl nicotinate
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor,
2% w/w, ethyl nicotinate 2% w/w,
pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible
tetrahydrofurfuryl salicylate 14% w/w.
side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can
The other ingredients are: cetostearyl
also report side effects directly via the Yellow
alcohol, stearic acid, polysorbate 20, sorbitan
Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
monostearate, methyl parahydroxybenzoate
Alternatively you can call Freephone
(E218), perfume, purified water.
0808 100 3352 (available from 10am to 2pm
Mondays to Fridays).
What the medicine looks like
By reporting side effects you can help provide
Transvasin Heat Rub Cream is a white to off
more information on the safety of this MHRA Header Box coloured cream with a strong odour.
medicine.
white
It is supplied in 40g and 80g tubes.

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Product Title

Component
Pack Size
PCP No.
RM No.

22942105

Dimensions
Proof No.

Date

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Printer

Chesapeake, Tewkesbury

RMS No.

1436

Operator

Gill Kennedy

Approved by

Date

Issued by

Date

Artwork No 443072-454685
CRN

9582

Reason for
Change

Type II safety updates

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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