Active ingredient: Menthol

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Menthol is a covalent organic compound made synthetically or obtained from peppermint or other mint oils. It is a waxy, crystalline substance, clear or white in color, which is solid at room temperature and melts slightly above. The main form of Menthol occurring in nature is (-)-menthol, which is assigned the (1R,2S,5R) configuration. Menthol has local anesthetic and counterirritant qualities, and it is widely used to relieve minor throat irritation.

Indication: Used to treat occasional minor irritation, pain, sore mouth, and sore throat as well as cough associated with a cold or inhaled irritants.

Menthol is a covalent organic compound made synthetically or obtained from peppermint or other mint oils. Menthol's ability to chemically trigger cold-sensitive receptors in the skin is responsible for the well known cooling sensation that it provokes when inhalated, eaten, or applied to the skin. It should be noted that Menthol does not cause an actual drop in temperature.

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Menthol available forms, composition, doses:

Price
Bengay pain relieving patch1.13 USD
CVS Pharmacy cold & hot medicated patch0.89 USD
CVS Pharmacy menthol drops0.03 USD
CVS Pharmacy pain relieving patch1.11 USD
Cold & hot pain rel patch1.05 USD
Cool & heat patch1.2 USD
Icy hot medicated 5% patch1.2 USD
Menthol cough drops0.06 USD
Menthol crystal0.49 USD
Mentholatum pain patch0.93 USD
Nuprin muscle & joint patch1.03 USD
Pv menthol cough drops0.02 USD
Salonsip aqua-patch0.69 USD

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References

  1. Dailymed."MYOGESIC-CS (MENTHOL ) SPRAY [VETGENIX]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Menthol?

Depending on the reaction of the Menthol after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Menthol not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Menthol addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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sdrugs.com conducted a study on Menthol, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Menthol consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

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Few medications can be taken 3 times in a day more than prescribed when the doctor's advice mentions the medicine can be taken according to frequency or severity of symptoms. Most times, be very careful and clear about the number of times you are taking the medication. The report of sdrugs.com website users about the frequency of taking the drug Menthol is mentioned below.
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The information was verified by Dr. Arunabha Ray, MD Pharmacology

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