Medistik - Pain Relief and Inflammation
Pain Relief of chronic & acute pain & inflammation: stiff & sore muscles, strains, backache, shoulder & neck pains, muscle cramps, arthritis, tendonitis, rheumatism, natural health products with powerful synergy ingredients, herbs & vitamins. Innovative formulation, packaging & application. Use during a treatment to lower discomfort, to enhance ultrasound effect and in home use for patients. Non-staining, colour & paraben-free great alternative to pills. With 46% active ingredients, our Extra Strength Dual Action Hot-Cold Stick is the strongest topical pain relief medication available in Canada without a prescription. A unique long-lasting extra strength pain management formula is perfect for the prevention, relief and healing of acute and chronic muscle and joint pain and inflammation caused by spasms, injuries and arthritis. The innovative easy to use stick application means you won't get the product on your hands – no mess, no washing up and easy to apply for people with mobility challenges. Made With Pride in Canada Action: Dual Action Hot-Cold Formula Active Ingredients: 30% Methyl Salicylate, 15% Menthol, 1% Eucalyptus Size: 58g Solid Stick A Unique Extra Strength Formula That Works 30% Methyl Salicylate acts as an anti-inflammatory, counter-irritant, and vasodilator (helps blood flow to carry oxygen to affected areas). This organic compound derived from oil of wintergreen relieves pain through both hot and cold sensations, improves blood flow, increases oxygen and heals pain by targeting the enzyme processes that cause inflammation. 15% Menthol acts as a counter-irritant and vasodilator. Menthol creates the cooling sensation you will feel after applying MEDISTIK, relieving pain and improving blood flow. 1% Eucalyptus Oil acts as a counter-irritant and vasodilator. Because of its medicinal properties, many different styles of medicine have incorporated the oil that comes from the eucalyptus tree for thousands of years. Other Ingredients Paraffin Wax, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, White Petrolatum, Oleic Acid 700, BHT. Provides soothing relief of sore muscles and joints associated with strains and sprains, backaches, lumbago, pain of tendons and/or ligaments as well as arthritic or rheumatic pain. Recommended Dose Maximum 4 applications per day for adults and children minimum age 12 years. Instructions Apply generously to the affected area using the hands-free stick applicator. Apply 3 to 4 times per day maximum, as required. A stinging or burning sensation will be experienced during the first few minutes as the formula begins working. For arthritis or muscle pain of the hands, leave product on hands for at least 10 minutes and then wash, being careful not to make contact with eyes, mucous membranes, broken skin, or other sensitive areas. DO NOT BANDAGE, USE WITH EXTERNAL HEAT SUCH AS A HEATING PAD OR IF ALLERGIC TO SALICYLATES OR IF TAKING ANTICOAGULANT MEDICATIONS. Consult your health care practitioner for use beyond 7 days. For adults and children over 12 years of age. For children (minimum 12 years old): Application should be supervised by an adult. Cautions For external use only. The application of external heat may cause skin irritation or burning sensation. Avoid contact with the eyes, mucous membranes, broken skin and other sensitive areas. Do not apply to wounds or damaged skin. Do not bandage or apply with external heat, such as a heating pad, as this may result in excessive skin irritation or skin burn. DO NOT USE IF ALLERGIC TO SALICYLATES OR IF TAKING ANTICOAGULANT MEDICATIONS. If condition worsens, a rash or irritation develops, or if symptoms persist for more than 7 days, or clear up and occur again within a few days, discontinue use and consult your physician or health care practitioner. Keep out of the reach of children. If overdose or accidental ingestion occurs, call a Poison Control Center immediately. Consult your health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or if you are taking medication or natural health products that cause dilation of blood vessels. Rashes and/or burning discomfort and hypersensitivity such as allergies have been known to occur; in which case, discontinue use. If you experience pain, swelling, or blistering, stop use and get medical help right away.
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