Label: MUSCLE RUB- menthol, methyl salicylate cream

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

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Updated December 3, 2019

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  • Active ingredients

    Menthol 10%

    Methyl salicylate 15%

  • Purpose

    Topical analgesic

  • Uses

    temporarily relieves the minor aches and pains of muscles and joints associated with

    simple backache
    arthritis
    strains
    bruises
    sprains
  • Warnings

    For external use only

    Do not use

    other than as directed
    on children under 12 years of age
    with a heating pad (may blister skin)

    When using this product

    avoid contact with the eyes or mucous membranes
    do not apply to wounds or damaged skin
    do not bandage tightly

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    skin redness or excessive irritation of the skin develops
    condition worsens or symptoms persist for more than 7 days
    symptoms clear up and occur again within a few days

    Keep out of reach of children

    to avoid accidental poisoning. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Directions

    adults & children 12 years of age and older: apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
    children under 12 years of age: consult a physician
  • Other information

    store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
    Lot No. & Exp. Date, see crimp of tube and see box
  • Inactive ingredients

    citric acid, glyceryl monostearate, lanolin, methylparaben, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, stearic acid, trolamine

  • Questions or comments?

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    MUSCLE RUB 
    menthol, methyl salicylate cream
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:45802-174
    Route of AdministrationTOPICAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    MENTHOL (UNII: L7T10EIP3A) (MENTHOL - UNII:L7T10EIP3A) MENTHOL10 g  in 100 g
    METHYL SALICYLATE (UNII: LAV5U5022Y) (SALICYLIC ACID - UNII:O414PZ4LPZ) METHYL SALICYLATE15 g  in 100 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE (UNII: 2968PHW8QP)  
    GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE (UNII: 230OU9XXE4)  
    LANOLIN (UNII: 7EV65EAW6H)  
    METHYLPARABEN (UNII: A2I8C7HI9T)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    PROPYLPARABEN (UNII: Z8IX2SC1OH)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    TROLAMINE (UNII: 9O3K93S3TK)  
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:45802-174-531 in 1 CARTON03/03/2011
    185 g in 1 TUBE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph not finalpart34803/03/2011
    Labeler - Perrigo New York Inc (078846912)