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Theragesic Creme by Mission Pharmacal Company

Medically reviewed on November 16, 2017

Dosage form: gel
Ingredients: METHYL SALICYLATE 150mg in 1g, MENTHOL 10mg in 1g
Labeler: Mission Pharmacal Company
NDC Code: 0178-0320

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THERA-GESIC ® Creme

Drug Facts

Active IngredientsPurpose
Menthol 1%............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Analgesic
Methyl Salicylate 15%......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Counterirritant

Use

temporary relief of minor aches and pains of muscles and joints associated with:

  • arthritis
  • simple backaches
  • strains
  • bruises
  • sprains

Warnings

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

Do not bandage, wrap, cover, use a heating pad after, or recline upon skin treated with THERA-GESIC ®.

Do not use

  • immediately 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 to 12 years of age
  • if prone or sensitive to allergic reaction 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.

Directions

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 this layer provides a mild effect, two thin layers provide a strong effect and three thin layers provide a very strong effect. SEE WARNINGS. Wash hands thoroughly after application.

Other information

Showering or washing the area after application of THERA-GESIC ® will leave the area fragrance-free without diminishing the therapeutic effect. Avoid contact with clothing or other surfaces. Store at 20-25°C (68-77°F).

Inactive ingredients

Questions (210) 696-8400 (M-Th 8:00-5:30 CST)

SHARE BEFORE USE: IT IS NORMAL FOR THIS PRODUCT TO GIVE THE IMPRESSION OF A LIQUID SOUND UON SHAKING. DO NOT ALLOW THERA-GESIC ® TO COMEIN CONTACT WITH ANY SURFACE, OTHER THAN SKIN.

Do not use this product if tube is punctured. Lot number and expiration date on end of carton.

MISSION PHARMACAL COMPANY, San Antonio, TX 78230 1355

50588 03 Rev 001090




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THERAGESIC CREME 
methyl salicylate gel
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0178-0320
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
METHYL SALICYLATE (SALICYLIC ACID) METHYL SALICYLATE150 mg  in 1 g
MENTHOL (MENTHOL) MENTHOL10 mg  in 1 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
WATER 
DIMETHICONE 
GLYCERIN 
CARBOMER 934 
TROLAMINE 
METHYLPARABEN 
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE 
PROPYLPARABEN 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0178-0320-031 TUBE in 1 CARTON
185 g in 1 TUBE
2NDC:0178-0320-051 TUBE in 1 CARTON
2142 g in 1 TUBE
3NDC:0178-0320-16454 g in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34801/01/1981
Labeler - Mission Pharmacal Company (008117095)
Registrant - Mission Pharmacal Company (927726893)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Mission Pharmacal Company927726893manufacture(0178-0320)

 
Mission Pharmacal Company

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