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LITOZIN MUSCLE RUB

Active substance(s): CAMPHOR / EUCALYPTUS OIL / LEVOMENTHOL / METHYL SALICYLATE / TURPENTINE OIL / CAMPHOR / EUCALYPTUS OIL / LEVOMENTHOL / METHYL SALICYLATE / TURPENTINE OIL

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5. How to store Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach
of children.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is
stated on the carton and tube. The expiry date refers to the
last day of that month.
Do not use this medicine if you notice visible signs
of deterioration.
Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or
household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away
medicines you no longer use. These measures will help
protect the environment.
6. Contents of the pack and other information
What Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream contains
Ingredient............................ %w/w
Methyl Salicylate................................ 9
Turpentine oil...................................... 7
Levomenthol....................................... 4
Camphor............................................... 2
Eucalyptus oil....................................... 2
The other ingredients are: Emulsifying Wax, Wool Fat, Water.
What Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream looks like and
contents of the pack
Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream is a white cream available in 28g,
35g and 45g tubes or 100g jars.
Not all sizes may be marketed.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer
G. R. Lane Health Products Ltd.,
Sisson Road, Gloucester, GL2 0GR, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1452 524012
Fax: +44 (0)1452 507930
Email: info@laneshealth.com
This leaflet was last revised in January 2017
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Date: 18/1/17
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Muscle Rub Cream

Brief Description:
name change

Methyl Salicylate • Turpentine oil • Levomenthol
• Camphor • Eucalyptus oil

Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start
using this medicine because it contains important
information for you.
Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet
or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or
advice.
• If any of the side effects become serious, or if you notice
any side effect not listed in this leaflet (see section 4),
please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
• You must talk to a doctor if you do not feel better or if
you feel worse after 4 weeks.
What is in this leaflet
1. What Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream is and what it is used for
2. What you need to know before you use
Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream Cream Cream
3. How to use Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream
6. Contents of the pack and other information

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Size: 163mm x 140mm
Colours:
K

PANTONE 485

1. 
What Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream is and
what it is used for

Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream is a traditional remedy for the
symptomatic relief of muscular aches, pains and stiffness,
including backache, lumbago and fibrositis and is also helpful
as a sports rub.
You must talk to a doctor if you do not feel better or if
symptoms worsen after 4 weeks.

2. 
What you need to know before you use
Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream
Do not use Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream:
• Do not use if you are taking medication for epilepsy,
unless you have spoken to your doctor or pharmacist.
• Do not use if you are pregnant or breast-feeding without
prior advice from your doctor or pharmacist.
• Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
• Use sparingly if you are taking non-steroidal –
anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen).
• For external use on unbroken skin only.
• Avoid contact with the eyes, mucous membranes and
inflamed or broken skin.
Other medicines and Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have
recently taken or might use any other medicines, including
• Non-steroidal – anti-inflammatory (NSAIDS, such
as ibuprofen).
• Medicines obtained without a prescription.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Due to the absence of sufficient data, use during pregnancy,
whilst breast-feeding and if you think you might be pregnant
is not recommended without prior advice from your doctor
or pharmacist.
Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream contains Lanolin (Wool Fat).
May cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis).
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3. How to use Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream
Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet
or as doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your
doctor or pharmacist or nurse if you are not sure.
Adults, the elderly and children aged 12 and over:
Gently massage into the affected area 2-3 times daily.
Not recommended for children under 12 years old.
If you use more Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream than
you should
If you accidently squeeze out more cream use a tissue to
wipe off any excess.
If you or a child accidentally swallow the cream contact your
doctor or hospital immediately.
If the cream comes into contact with the eyes wash
thoroughly with cold water and seek medical advice.
If you forget to use Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream
If you forget to use Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream apply the
cream when you remember. Do not use Ralgex Muscle Rub
Cream more than 3 times in one day.

4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Ralgex Muscle Rub Cream can cause side
effects, although not everybody gets them.
The following effects may occur;
• temporary skin redness
• burning sensation
• rashes
• skin burns or blisters
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card
Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side
effects you can help provide more information on the safety
of medicines.
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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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