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Camphor/menthol (On the skin)

Camphor (KAM-for), Menthol (MEN-thol)

Treats minor aches and pains in muscles and joints due to arthritis, backache, strains, or sprains.

Brand Name(s):

Arctic Relief, Biofreeze, Camphotrex, DermaSarra, Freeze It, Freeze It Feet, Freeze It Xtreme, Men-Phor, Mentholatum, Migranow, Sarna, Soltice Quick-Rub, Sombra, Sombra Natural Pain Relieving, Sore No More

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to menthol or camphor.

How to Use This Medicine:

Cream, Stick, Lotion, Gel/Jelly, Ointment

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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