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Nurofen Express Regular Heat Patches contain natural minerals which when exposed to air provide upto 8 hours of therapeutic heat.
Directions for use:
- For targeted pain relief from:
- Muscle pain.
- Neck or shoulder pain.
- Without the need for medicines.
Open the sachet to activate the patch.
Peel off the protective film.
Apply the patch to the site of the pain.
The patch will start to warm up within 5 minutes reaching its effective temperature after 15 minutes.
Is the patch suitable for you:
The patch is for external use only.
Do not use for infants (2 years and under).
For children under 12 and the elderly, use under supervision.
How does heat therapy help?:
Heat therapy helps treat the underlying cause of back and muscle pain in two ways:
This helps you to get active again as soon as possible, which many doctors agree is vital in speeding up the recovery process.
- By increasing blood flow to the painful area.
- By relaxing tight, sore muscles.
How are the heat patches used:
Apply directly on to clean , dry, non-greasy skin.
They are held in place by a low-irritancy adhesive, while the flexible hinged design allows them to move with your body.
Discreet, slim and odourless, they can be worn under clothes wherever you are.
They can be used on their own or with oral pain relief medicines.
Storage and Safety:
Store patches in the carton, it protects the contents and has important information you need to read before using the patch.
Store in a cool dry place.
Keep it safely away from children, both before and after use.
The patch contains iron powder, which could be harmful if eaten (Get medical advice straight away if this happens).
for single use only.
After use, do not microwave or reheat the patch, but dispose of it in a waste bin.
Don't get the patch wet, it will stop the adhesive working.
Precautions and Warnings:
All heat products may cause skin irritation or burns.
Do not lie on the patch or apply pressure during use, e.g. by wearing restrictive clothing.
If the patch feels too hot or your skin becomes irritated, remove the patch straight away.
Do not use on the same area of skin for more than 8 hours in any 24 hours.
If your pain doesn't get better talk to your doctor.
Do not use:
Talk to your pharmacist or doctor before using the patch if you:
- Straight after an injury - heat may make swelling or bruising worse.
- With any other heating device.
- Over skin that is irritated, broken or damaged.
- If the wearer is unable to remove the patch.
- With medicated creams, lotions, gels or ointments.
- Have poor circulation, diabetes or arthritis or any other serious medical conditions.
- Suffer from skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis, or have very sensitive skin.
- Are pregnant.