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Ameripatch

Generic name: menthol and capsaicin
Dosage form: patch
Drug class: Topical rubefacient

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 22, 2020.

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS:

Menthol 5.00%
Capsaicin 0.0375%

Analgesic/Counterirritant
External Analgesic

USES:

Use for the temporary relief of minor aches and muscle pains associated with arthritis, simple backache, strains, muscle soreness and stiffness.

WARNINGS:

  • For external use only. Use only as directed. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes.
  • Do not cover with bandage.
  • Do not use on wounds or damaged skin.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to Menthol.
  • Stop use and ask a doctor if conditions worsen, symptoms persist for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days.
  • or a rash, itching or excessive skin irritation occurs.

Keep out of reach of children.

Consult Physician for children under 12.

DIRECTIONS:

  • Adults and children 12 years and over apply to affected area; change patch 1 to 2 times daily.
  • Children under 12 years, consult physician before use
  • How to apply:

Clean and dry affected area
Cut open pouch and remove patch
Remove protective film and apply directly to area of pain
Apply to affected area not more than 3 times daily
Wash hands with soap after applying patch
Reseal pouch containing unused patches

OTHER INGREDIENTS:

Water, Glycerine, Sodium Polyacrylate, Polyscorbate 80, Aloe Barbadesis Leaf (Aloe Vera Gel) Juice, EDTA Disodium salt, Diaxolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Iodoproynyl Butylcarbamate, Propylparaben.

Package Label - Ameripatch (69418-003-15)

Ameripatch
menthol and capsaicin patch
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:69418-003
Route of Administration TOPICAL DEA Schedule
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
MENTHOL (MENTHOL) MENTHOL 5 g in 100 g
CAPSAICIN (CAPSAICIN) CAPSAICIN 0.0375 g in 100 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
WATER
SODIUM POLYACRYLATE (2500000 MW)
PROPYLPARABEN
ALOE VERA LEAF
EDETATE DISODIUM
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA
METHYLPARABEN
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE
GLYCERIN
POLYSORBATE 80
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:69418-003-15 3 POUCH in 1 BOX
1 5 PATCH in 1 POUCH
1 15 g in 1 PATCH
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
OTC monograph not final part348 01/31/2015
Labeler - Meds Direct Rx, Inc. (064053428)
Establishment
Name Address ID/FEI Operations
Foshan Aqua Gel Biotech Co. Ltd 529128763 manufacture(69418-003)
Meds Direct Rx, Inc.

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