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MENTHOLATUM DEEP HEAT SPRAY

Active substance(s): 2-HYDROXYETHYL SALICYLATE / ETHYL SALICYLATE / METHYL NICOTINATE / METHYL SALICYLATE

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MENTHOLATUM DEEP HEAT SPRAY
Fast relief from rheumatic pain, muscular aches & strains
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If you get any side effects talk to your doctor. You can also report side effects at
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
Active ingredients: (w/w)
2-Hydroxyethyl salicylate 5.0%, Ethyl salicylate 5.0%, Methyl nicotinate 1.6%, Methyl
salicylate 1.0%
Also contains: Propan-2-ol, Butane.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Store below 30oC.
Do not use after the ‘Use by’ date shown on the bottom of the can. Ask your pharmacist
how to dispose of medicines no longer required.
Warning:
Danger: Pressurised container. Do not pierce or burn even after use. Protect from
sunlight. Do not expose to temperatures exceeding 50oC/122oF. Keep away from
heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces – No smoking. Do not spray on an open flame or
other ignition source. Do not spray on a naked flame or any incandescent material.
Keep away from sources of ignition. No smoking.
PL00189/0012
EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE [flame symbol]
210/270э
100g 150ml℮/120g 180ml℮
Manufacturer and MA Holder
The Mentholatum Co. Ltd,
East Kilbride, G74 5PE
Last revised January 2017
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Mentholatum Deep Heat Spray is a pain relieving, warming, spray. It is
recommended for the relief of pain in muscles, tendons, joints or bones, lower back and
thigh pain, sprains or strains. It can be used before and after exercise.
Directions for use:
Adults and children over 5 years only.
 Use only on your skin
 Always try on a small area first and use sparingly.
 Shake can well before use



Hold the nozzle not less than 15cm (6”) from the site of pain and spray in 2-3 short
bursts. Massage is not required. Protect the face when spraying around the
neck/shoulders.
 Repeat up to 3 times per day
 Wash hands after use
 Do not inhale
If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
Caution:
Do not use:
 if you are allergic to any of the ingredients
 if you are allergic to pain relievers such as aspirin, ibuprofen or other antiinflammatories
 on children under 5 years old
 on broken skin your eyes or other sensitive areas of skin.
See your doctor before use: if you are
 pregnant – breast feeding – asthmatic
 taking medicines that thin the blood, prevent clots (e.g.aspirin) or any other
prescribed medicines.
Stop using if excessive irritation, allergic reaction or other unwanted effects occur.
Skin burns, blisters and temporary skin redness, rashes or burning sensation may occur.
Some people may experience discomfort, particularly those with sensitive skin or if used
in hot weather/after a hot bath.
(Batch number and expiry date added to base of can at the time of manufacture. Product
name in braille added by means of a clear adhesive label).

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