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Generic Name: Methyl Salicylate Topical [ME-THYL-sa-LISS-il-ate-TOP-ik-al] 

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Drug class: topical rubefacient

What is Eucalyptamint?

Eucalyptamint is used to temporarily relieve minor aches and discomforts due to strains, sprains, arthritis, bruising pain, simple pain, or pain in the lower spine.Eucalyptamint can be used in other ways not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of Eucalyptamint

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of your lips, face, tongue, or throat.

Eucalyptamint can cause serious side effects. Eucalyptamint should be stopped immediately, and you should consult your doctor if:

  • Redness or swelling in the treated area
  • Increased pain
  • Burning or severe skin irritation, such as a rash or itching.

You may experience less serious side effects or none at all.There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. Contact the FDA by dialing 1-800-FDA-1088 in order to report side effects.


Use exactly as directed on the package and label.Acknowledging the instructions listed on the label or as specified by your physician.

Before you take this drug

If you've ever experienced an allergic reaction, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether eucalyptamint can be used safely.Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you're pregnant or nursing.Avoid applying this medication to the nipple region if you are breastfeeding.This medicine should not be given to children without consulting a doctor.

How to take Eucalyptusptamint?

Follow the instructions on the label or those prescribed by your doctor.Take it only by mouth. Topical medicines are only to be used on the skin.Only apply to dry, clean skin. Apply only to clean and dry skin.Avoid applying to open wounds, blistered skin, or skin that has been sunburnt, windburned, or otherwise irritated.This medicine is only for young children. Be sure to follow all instructions when administering this medicine to a child.Apply a thin coating of medicine and gently rub it into the area.Apply the patch to the painful area and press firmly on the edges. After removing the patch, apply a fresh one according to the instructions.Before each use, shake the spray thoroughly.After applying the medicine or handling the skin patch, wash your hands with soap. Apply the medicine using a cotton ball, rubber glove, finger cot, or clean tissue to avoid getting it on your fingers.

Wait at least 30 minutes after using the medication to wash your hands if you are treating an area on your fingers or hands.Avoid covering the treated area with bandages or heating pads.If your pain persists after seven days or your symptoms worsen or improve, call your doctor.Store away from moisture and heat.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Eucalyptamint can be used as needed. You should not take any missed doses if you have a regular schedule. Never use two doses in one go.

What happens if I overdose?

If anyone accidentally swallows the medicine, seek emergency medical care or call Poison Help at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Eucalyptus should not be allowed to get into your eyes. If you do come into contact with the eucalyptus, wash your eyes immediately. Avoid getting the medication in your mouth, nose, rectum, or vagina.Avoid getting the medication on your contact lenses, dentures, and other items that come into contact with sensitive parts of your body.Do not use other medications without consulting your doctor.

Interaction with other drug

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking, including prescription and over-the-counter medications. Inform your doctor of all the medications you are taking, including over-the-counter and prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal remedies.