Equate menthol pain relieving patch

Active ingredient

Menthol 5%


Menthol - Topical Analgesic


temporarily relieves minor aches and pains of muscles and joints due to

  • simple backache
  • arthritis
  • strains
  • sprains


For external use only

When using this product

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

Stop use and ask a doctor if

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

Keep out of reach of children.

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


  • adults and children 12 years and over: apply to affected area; change patch 1 to 2 times daily
  • children under 12 years: ask a doctor
  • FOR BEST RESULTS apply to clean, dry skin
  • tear open pouch and remove patch; if desired, cut patch to size
  • grasp both ends of the patch firmly with thumbs near center
  • stretch patch until the backing separates
  • remove protective film while applying patch directly to site of pain

Inactive ingredients

carboxymethylcellulose sodium, dihydroxyaluminum aminoacetate, edetate disodium, ethylhexyl acrylate, glycerin, isopropyl myristate, partially neutralized polyacrylate, polyacrylic acid, polymethyl acrylate, polysorbate 80, polyvinyl alcohol, purified water, sodium polyacrylate starch, sorbeth-60 tetraoleate, sorbitan sesquioleate, sorbitol solution, talc, tartaric acid


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Ingredients and appearance - Product information

Equate menthol pain relieving patch- Menthol

Product information

Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC: 49035-870
Route of Administration Topical

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Strength
Menthol, unspecified form ( UNII: L7T10EIP3A)( Menthol - UNII: L7T10EIP3A ) 50 mgin 1

Inactive Ingredients

Ingredient Name Code
Carboxymethylcellulose sodium, unspecified form ( UNII: K679OBS311)
Dihydroxyaluminum aminoacetate ( UNII: DO250MG0W6)
Edetate disodium ( UNII: 7FLD91C86K)
2-ethylhexyl acrylate ( UNII: HR49R9S6XG)
Glycerin ( UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)
Isopropyl myristate ( UNII: 0RE8K4LNJS)
Methyl acrylate ( UNII: WC487PR91H)
Polyacrylic acid (250000 mw) ( UNII: 9G2MAD7J6W)
Polysorbate 80 ( UNII: 6OZP39ZG8H)
Polyvinyl alcohol, unspecified ( UNII: 532B59J990)
Water ( UNII: 059QF0KO0R)
Sorbitan sesquioleate ( UNII: 0W8RRI5W5A)
Sorbitol ( UNII: 506T60A25R)
Talc ( UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)
Tartaric acid ( UNII: W4888I119H)

Product Characteristics

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Territorial Authority Marketing Start Date
OTC monograph not final part348 USA

Labeler - Wal-Mart Stores Inc( 051957769)

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