What is the main ingredient in Deep Heat?

It contains methyl salicylate for warming pain relief, plus menthol – both active ingredients playing a part to provide effective, targeted temporary pain relief to the areas where you need relief.

What is the active ingredient in Icy Hot?

Ingredients Active Ingredients: Menthol (10 %), Methyl Salicylate (30 %). Purpose: Topical Analgesic, Topical Analgesic. Inactive Ingredients: Carbomer, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Esters, Oleth-3 Phosphate, Polysorbate 60, Stearic Acid, Triethanolamine, Water.

Does bengay have capsaicin?

Bengay and similar products, such as Flexall, Mentholatum, Capzasin and Icy Hot, variously contain menthol, methyl salicylate (oil of wintergreen), and capsaicin as active ingredients and have a potential to cause first-to-third-degree chemical burns. Some people have been hospitalized after receiving such burns.

Does bengay reduce inflammation?

Bengay arthritis cream is used to relieve muscle and bone pain. It contains salicylates, camphor, and menthol. Bengay reduces inflammation and has cooling and warming effects. It’s also available in a vanishing-scent option for people who aren’t fond of the menthol smell.

Can you have an allergic reaction to deep heat?

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

Does Icy Hot contain methyl salicylate?

Icy Hot Balm Contains 7.6% menthol and 29% methyl salicylate. Apply to the affected area and massage until it’s absorbed. Repeat up to four times daily.

Is capsaicin the same as Icy Hot?

What is Icy Hot? Icy Hot products are made up of a combination of active ingredients including menthol, methyl salicylate, and capsaicin (a compound found in chili peppers). Menthol and methyl salicylate cool the skin and then capsaicin irritates it on a minor level, causing it to feel warm.

Is Tiger Balm anti-inflammatory?

The active ingredients in one formulation of regular-strength Tiger Balm include: 15 percent methyl salicylate, which may act as an analgesic, numbing the skin. 5 percent menthol, which may help restrict blood vessels, reducing inflammation and causing a therapeutic cooling sensation.

Is Mentholatum safe?

This medicine may be harmful if swallowed. If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, call 911. Otherwise, call a poison control center right away. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222.