What is Mentholatum Pain Patch?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Mentholatum® Pain Patch is an over the counter analgesic product that is absorbed via a patch applied to the skin.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Mentholatum Pain Patch

Side effect Patients
Skin irritation 1

Why patients stopped taking Mentholatum Pain Patch

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Mentholatum Pain Patch

Duration

Currently taking Mentholatum Pain Patch

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1

Stopped taking Mentholatum Pain Patch

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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2 patient evaluations for Mentholatum Pain Patch

Nov 14, 2009 (Started Nov 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 PATCH Daily
Advice & Tips: Only slight relief. It really cleared my sinuses. Its a real pain keeping the patches on.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 2, 2009 (Started Jul 02, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for spinal stenosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (skin irritation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: When the heat in the patches is activated, I can usually get 50-75% relief from aching and quite a bit from the pain. I sometimes wish they sold a huge size for the entire back and shoulder area!
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: skin irritation

  • 0 helpful marks
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