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PROSPORT HEAT SPRAY

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

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PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
PROSPORT HEAT SPRAY
Please read this leaflet carefully before you start to use Prosport Heat Spray. It gives you
important information about your treatment, if you have any questions, or if you are not
sure about anything, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
What is in the pack?
The name of your medicine is Prosport Heat Spray. It is supplied in a can containing
125ml or 150ml of the product. The product contains the following active ingredients: 2Hydroxyethyl Salicylate 5%w/w, Diethylamine Salicylate 5%w/w and Methyl Nicotinate
1%w/w. It also contains the following inactive ingredients: Isopropyl Alcohol and Butane
Propellant
What is your medicine?
Prosport Heat Spray is a topical rubefacient (reddens the skin by producing and excess of
blood at the point of application) spray providing effective relief from muscular and
rheumatic pain.
Who supplies Prosport Heat Spray?
The MA holder is Ayrton Saunders Ltd, North Way, Walworth Industrial Estate,
Andover, SP10 5AZ, UK. The manufacturer is CCL Industries Limited, Atkinsons Way,
Foxhills Industrial Estate, Scunthorpe.
What is Prosport Heat Spray used for?
Prosport Heat Spray is used for the symptomatic relief of muscular and rheumatic pain.
Before using Prosport Heat Spray
The following information should be read before using this product




Is your skin inflamed or broken?
Are you hypersensitive to salicylates?
Are you pregnant or breast feeding?

If the answer is YES to any of the above questions, do not use this medicine.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
How to use Prosport Heat Spray
Adults, Children and Elderly:
Shake the can well before use. Holding the can about 6 inches from the skin surface,

point nozzle arrow towards painful area. Spray evenly using short bursts. There is no
need to massage. Keep away from the eyes, nose and other sensitive areas.
Children under 5 years of age:
Do not use on children under 5 years of age.
Overdose
Owing to the nature of this product and its clinical indications it is highly unlikely
overdose can occur.
Side Effects
Although side effects are uncommon, after application a slight transient erythema
(reddening of the skin) may develop. If you experience any other unusual effects stop
taking the medicine and tell your doctor or pharmacist at once.
Warnings and Precautions







Do not pierce or burn the can, even after use.
Do not spray on a naked flame or any incandescent material.
Do not use near, and do not place the canister on, polished or painted surfaces.
Keep out of the reach of children
Caution, Prosport Heat Spray is flammable. Do not use near fire or flame.
Do not use this product after the expiry date shown on the pack.

How to store Prosport Heat Spray
Store this product away from sunlight and at temperatures not exceeding 50oC
Date of leaflet revision: January 2008

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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