This information is intended for use by health professionals
Boots Pain Relief Heat Spray
| Ethyl nicotinate
|| 1.1% w/w
For the relief of muscular and rheumatic pains, lumbago, fibrositis, sciatica, sprains, strains and stiffness.
For topical administration.
Adults and children over 5 years: Spray the site of pain using 2 or 3 short bursts, holding the container about 6 inches (15cm) from the skin.
Children under 5 years: Not to be used by children under 5 years.
Elderly: The normal adult dose is still appropriate in the elderly.
Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
Children under 5 years.
For external use only.
Use sparingly as over-application can cause discomfort.
Discontinue use of the product if excessive irritation occurs.
Keep away from the eyes, face, mucous membranes and other sensitive parts of the body.
Do not use on broken or damaged skin or on open cuts.
If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.
Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
No clinically significant drug interactions known.
Although there are no data available to support the use of this product during pregnancy and lactation it is unlikely that use of this product would constitute a hazard to the foetus or breast fed infant.
Occasional hypersensitivity reactions.Reporting of suspected adverse reactions
Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal product is important. It allows continued monitoring of the benefit/risk balance of the medicinal product. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions via the Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
It is unlikely that overdosage will occur, but in the event, symptomatic treatment only should be sufficient.
Methyl salicylate has local analgesic and counter irritant properties.
Ethyl nicotinate has vasodilator properties and produces rubefacient activity.
Camphor acts as a mild analgesic, rubefacient and counter irritant.
There are no preclinical data of relevance to the prescriber which are additional to that already included in other sections of the SPC.
Protect from sunlight; do not expose to temperatures above 50EC; do not pierce or burn even when empty.
A tinplate internally lacquered aerosol can, having an aervalve and a white/black polypropylene actuator spray fitted with a polyethylene or polypropylene cover.
Pack size: 125ml
Do not spray on a naked flame or any incandescent material. Do not use near, and do not place container on, polished or painted surfaces.
The Boots Company PLC
19 July 1982 / 7 December 2002