Methyl Salicylate and Menthol
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Methyl Salicylate and Menthol?

(METH il sa LIS i late & MEN thol)

• This medicine is used to relieve pain and inflammation.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

All forms:

• Do not apply to irritated skin.

• Talk with healthcare provider before using aspirin, aspirin-containing products, other pain medicines, blood thinners, garlic, ginseng, ginkgo, or vitamin E.

Skin patch:

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have had an ulcer or bleeding from your stomach or intestines, talk with healthcare provider.

• Limit alcohol intake (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Skin irritation.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These...

 
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