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Thera-gesic creme


Menthol 1%............................................................ Analgesic

Methyl Salicylate 15%...................................... Counterirritant


Temporary relief of minor aches and pains of muscles and joints associated with: Arthritis, simple backaches, strains, bruises, sprains.


For external use only. Use only as directed. Avoid contact with eyes or mucous membranes.

Do not bandage tightly Do not bandage, wrap or cover until after washing the areas where THERA-GESIC has been applied.

Do not use

  • immediately after shower or bath
  • if skin is sensitive to oil of wintergreen (methyl salicylate)
  • on wounds or damaged skin

Ask a doctor before use

  • for children under 2 and through 12 years of age
  • if prone or sensitive to allergic reactions from aspirin or salicylate

When using this product

  • discontinue use if skin irritation develops, or redness is present
  • do not swallow
  • do not use a heating pad after application of THERA-GESIC

Stop use and ask a doctor if condition worsens, or if symptoms persist for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days.

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children to avoid accidental poisoning. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


Adults and children 12 or more years of age: Apply thin layers of crème into and around the sore or painful area, not more than 3 to 4 times daily. The number of thin layers controls the intensity of the action of THERA-GESIC. One thin layer provides a mild effect, two thin layers provide a strong effect and three thin layers provide a very strong effect. SEE WARNINGS .

OTHER INFORMATION:   Once THERA-GESIC has penetrated the skin, the area may be washed, leaving it dry, clean and fragrance-free without decreasing the effectiveness of the product. Avoid contact with clothing or other surfaces. Store at 20-25° C (68-77° F).

INACTIVE INGREDIENTS:   Carbomer 934, Dimethicone, Glycerine, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Trolamine, Water.


NDC 0178-0320-033 oz. tube

NDC 0178-0320-055 oz. tube