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Viva Side Effects

Generic Name: camphor / lidocaine / methyl salicylate topical

Note: This document contains side effect information about camphor / lidocaine / methyl salicylate topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Viva.

Applies to camphor / lidocaine / methyl salicylate topical: topical film

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Remove the skin patch and get emergency medical help if you have signs of a heart attack or stroke: chest pain spreading to your jaw or shoulder, sudden numbness or weakness on one side of the body, slurred speech, feeling short of breath.

Serious side effects are unlikely when camphor, lidocaine, and methyl salicylate is applied to the skin, but can occur if the medicine is absorbed into your bloodstream.

Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • worsening of your muscle pain;

  • skin rash, itching, or irritation;

  • a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;

  • new or worsening stomach pain; or

  • signs of stomach bleeding--bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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