What is Tiger Balm Ultra Strength?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Tiger Balm is a pain reliever ointment containing camphor and menthol. It is used for temporary relief of minor aches and pains of muscles and joints associated with over-exertion, simple backache, arthritis, strains and sprains.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 3 2
General health 2 2
Muscle and joint pain 2 0
Muscle spasms 1 0
Neck pain 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Tiger Balm Ultra Strength

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Tiger Balm Ultra Strength

Dosage Patients
40 mg every other week 1

Why patients stopped taking Tiger Balm Ultra Strength

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Tiger Balm Ultra Strength

Duration

Currently taking Tiger Balm Ultra Strength

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1

Stopped taking Tiger Balm Ultra Strength

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
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1 patient evaluation for Tiger Balm Ultra Strength

Oct 30, 2009 (Started Nov 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

Oct 20, 2009 (Started Nov 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily

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