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TIGER BALM RED

Active substance(s): CAJUPUT OIL / CAMPHOR / CLOVE OIL / MENTHOL

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105 mm

105 mm

RED OINTMENT

Camphor, Levomenthol, Cajuput Oil, Clove Oil
PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER

Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains important information
for you.
This medicine is available without prescription. However, you still need to
use Tiger Balm Red carefully to get the best results from it.
• Keep this leaflet, you may wish to read it again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
• You must contact a doctor if your muscular aches and pains worsen or do
not improve after 2 weeks.
• If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not
listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

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In this leaflet:
1. What Tiger Balm is and what it is used for
2. What you need to know before you use Tiger Balm
3. How to use Tiger Balm
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Tiger Balm
6. Contents of the pack and other information
1. WHAT TIGER BALM IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Tiger Balm can be used by adults and children over 2 years of age to
give temporary relief from minor muscular aches and pains.
2. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU USE TIGER BALM
Do not use Tiger Balm
• If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to camphor, menthol, clove oil
or cajuput oil or any of the other ingredients of Tiger Balm (listed
in Section 6).
• If you have any sort of skin disease.
• In children less than two years of age.
• On open wounds or on inflamed or irritated skin.
You must contact a doctor if your muscular aches and pains worsen or
do not improve after 2 weeks.
Warnings and precautions
• Keep Tiger Balm away from the delicate and moist linings in or
around the eyes, mouth, nose, vagina (the birth canal) and the
urethra (the tube that carries urine from the bladder).
• Do not bandage areas where you have applied Tiger Balm.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
• Avoid excessive use if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
3. HOW TO USE TIGER BALM
Tiger Balm Red is for external use only.
Follow the instructions below and wash hands after use:
• For muscular aches and pains (Adults and children over 2 years):
rub gently on the affected parts of the skin as necessary, usually 2 or
3 times a day.
• If your condition does not improve after two weeks or gets worse,

seek medical advice.
• Do not use on children under two years of age.
• In the case of accidental swallowing of Tiger Balm by a child, it is
important to consult a physician without delay who can provide any
necessary treatment. Do not try to induce vomiting.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Tiger Balm can cause side effects, although not
everybody gets them.
• Tiger Balm may occasionally cause irritation to the skin, such as
rashes or contact dermatitis. If this occurs, discontinue use and seek
medical advice immediately.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
This includes any possible side effects not listed on this label. You can
also report side effects directly (see details below).
United Kingdom: Yellow Card Scheme at:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
Ireland:
Website: www.hpra.ie
e-mail: medsafety@hpra.ie
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the
safety of this medicine.
5. HOW TO STORE TIGER BALM
• Keep out of reach and sight of children.
• Do not store above 25°C.
• Do not use Tiger Balm after the Expiry date which is stated on the
base of the jar and the carton after EXP. The expiry date refers to the
last day of that month.
• Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household
waste.
• Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required.
These measures will help to protect the environment.
6. CONTENTS OF THE PACK AND OTHER INFORMATION
What Tiger Balm contains
• The active substances are camphor 11.0%w/w, levomenthol
10.0%w/w, cajuput oil 7.0%w/w and clove oil 5.0%w/w.
• The other ingredients are cinnamon oil, dementholised mint oil,
yellow soft parafin and hard paraffin.
What Tiger Balm looks like and contents of the pack
Tiger Balm Red is a reddish-brown, oily ointment. The ointment is
supplied in tins containing 4g or 8g, in screw top jars containing 19g
or 30g.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Marketing Authorisation Holder:
Omega Pharma Limited, 32 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London, SW1V 2SA, UK
Chefaro Ireland Limited, First Floor, Block A, The Crescent Building,
Northwood Office Park, Dublin 9, Ireland
Manufacturer (site of batch release in the EEA): Omega Pharma
International, Venecoweg 26, B-9810 Nazareth, Belgium.
This leaflet was last approved in November 2015.
PL: 02855/0234 PA: 1186/14/1
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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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