Salonpas® Pain Relieving Patch

Salonpas® Pain Relieving Patch

Convenient, versatile patches that provide effective relief

  • Clinically proven to reduce pain severity and improve BPI quality of life measures
  • 3 powerful pain fighters (analgesics)
  • Rounded corners and flexible fabric
  • Provides temporary relief for backache, sore shoulder, stiff neck and joint pain

Number of Patches: 60 Count
Patch Size: 3.94" × 5.50" (10cm x 14cm)

Active Ingredients (Per Patch)

Camphor 3.1% (Topical analgesic)
Menthol 6.0% (Topical analgesic)
Methyl salicylate 10.0% (Topical analgesic)

Drug Facts

For temporary relief of minor aches & pains of muscles & joints associated with:
Simple backache
For external use only
Allergy Alert
If prone to allergic reaction from aspirin or salicylates, consult a doctor before use.
Do not use:
On wounds or damaged skin
With a heating pad
If you are allergic to any ingredients of this product
When using this product:
Use only as directed
Avoid contact with the eyes, mucous membranes or rashes
Do not bandage tightly
Stop use and ask a doctor if:
Skin reactions such as redness, itching, rash, excessive irritation, burning sensation, swelling or blistering occur
Conditions worsen
Symptoms persist for more than 7 days
Symptoms clear up and occur again within a few days
If pregnant or breast-feeding:
Ask a health professional before use
Keep out of reach of children.
If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Adults and children 12 years of age and over:
Clean and dry affected area
Remove patch from film
Apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
Remove patch from the skin after at most 8-hour application
Children under 12 years of age:
Consult a doctor
Other Information:
Avoid storing product in direct sunlight
Protect product from excessive moisture
Inactive Ingredients
Mineral Oil, Perfume, Polyisobutylene, Styrene-Isoprene-Styrene Block Copolymer, Synthetic Aluminum Silicate, Terpene Resin, Titanium Dioxide

Clinical Studies

Patients treated with Salonpas® Patch reported a 49% reduction in pain severity and a substantially better quality of life1.

BPI (Brief Pain Inventory) Severity and Interference Score

BPI Chart
  1. Gudin JA, Dietze DT, Hurwitz PL. Improvement of Pain and Function After Use of a Topical Pain Relieving Patch: Results of the RELIEF Study. J Pain Res. 2020;13:1557-1568

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Mechanism of Action

Salonpas® Pain Relieving Patch interrupts key pathways

Salonpas® Pain Relieving Patch is believed to have multiple mechanisms of action with counterirritant effects contributed by both methyl salicylate and menthol.

Mechanism of Action diagram for Salonpas® Pain Relieving Patch

How to Apply