Label: ARTHRITIS HOT- menthol and methyl salicylate cream

  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final

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Updated December 12, 2018

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    Drug Facts

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  • Active ingredients

    Menthol 10%

    Methyl salicylate 15%

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  • Purpose

    Topical analgesic

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  • Uses

    temporarily relieves minor pain associated with:

    • arthritis
    • simple backache
    • muscle strains
    • sprains
    • bruises
    • cramps
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  • Warnings

    For external use only

    Allergy alert: If prone to allergic reaction from aspirin or salicylates, consult a doctor before use.

    When using this product

    • use only as directed
    • do not bandage tightly or use with a heating pad
    • avoid contact with eyes or mucous membranes
    • do not apply to wounds or damaged, broken or irritated skin

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • condition worsens
    • symptoms persist for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days
    • redness is present
    • irritation develops

    If pregnant or breast-feeding,

    ask a health care professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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  • Directions

    adults and children over 12 years:

    • apply generously to affected area
    • massage into painful area until thoroughly absorbed into skin
    • repeat as necessary, but no more than 3 to 4 times daily

    children 12 years or younger: ask a doctor

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  • Inactive ingredients

    carbomer, cetyl esters, diisopropyl adipate, emulsifying wax, oleth-3 phosphate, stearic acid, triethanolamine, water (283-085)

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  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

    ARTHRITIS HOT
    deep penetrating Pain Relief Crème
    NET WT 3 OZ (85g)

    PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL
ARTHRITIS HOT
deep penetrating Pain Relief Crème
NET WT 3 OZ (85g)

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    ARTHRITIS HOT 
    menthol and methyl salicylate cream
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:41167-0600
    Route of Administration TOPICAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    MENTHOL (UNII: L7T10EIP3A) (MENTHOL - UNII:L7T10EIP3A) MENTHOL 10 g  in 100 g
    METHYL SALICYLATE (UNII: LAV5U5022Y) (SALICYLIC ACID - UNII:O414PZ4LPZ) METHYL SALICYLATE 15 g  in 100 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    CETYL ESTERS WAX (UNII: D072FFP9GU)  
    DIISOPROPYL ADIPATE (UNII: P7E6YFV72X)  
    OLETH-3 PHOSPHATE (UNII: 8Q0Z18J1VL)  
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:41167-0600-3 1 in 1 CARTON 12/01/1998
    1 85 g in 1 TUBE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL part348 12/01/1998
    Labeler - Chattem, Inc. (003336013)
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