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Gold Bond medicated maximum strength foot

Brand names: ActivICE (aspercreme heat pain-relieving), Biofreeze, Blue Gel, and Flexall.
Drug class: topical rubefacient

What is Gold Bond medicated maximum strength foot?

Menthol can be man-made or made using extracts from mint oil. Menthol is a cooling agent that can be applied to the skin. This helps to relieve pain.Gold Bond Medicated Max Strength Foot (for skin use) provides temporary relief from minor arthritis or backache pain, muscle or joint pain, or painful bruises.Menthol is available in many different brands and forms. This leaflet does not list all brands.This medication guide does not list all possible uses for Gold Bond Medicated Max Strength Foot.

Side effects of Gold Bond medicated maximum strength foot

If you experience any of the following signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction: hives, difficulty breathing or swelling to lips, face, tongue or throat. Please seek medical assistance immediately.

Gold Bond Medicated Max Strength Foot can cause serious side effects. Gold Bond Medicated Max Strength Foot should be stopped immediately, and you should consult your doctor if:

  • If you experience severe irritation, burning, stinging, or redness after taking this medication, discontinue use immediately.
  • Pain, swelling, or blisters where the medicine is applied.

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. Contacting the FDA with concerns of side effects is easy at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Please read all instructions listed on your medication's label or package prior to taking. Inform your healthcare provider about your medical conditions, your allergies, and the medicines you are using.

Before you take this drug

If you've ever experienced an allergic reaction, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether Gold Bond Medicated Max Strength Foot can be used if this is the first time.Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you're pregnant or nursing.Avoid applying menthol in areas where a nursing infant's mouth may be exposed.Consult a doctor prior to using this medication on a child aged 12 or younger.

How to take Gold Bond medicated maximum strength foot?

Follow all instructions outlined on your product label or as provided by your physician.Take it only by mouth. Topical medicines are only to be used on the skin. Use only on the skin. Do not apply to open wounds, broken, or irritated areas. If this medicine accidentally gets into your eyes or mouth, rinse with water.Please read and heed all directions included with your medication before beginning to take it.If you don't understand the instructions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.After applying the medicine, wash your hands.Apply the medication to a small area of skin to see how it reacts.Avoid using a heating pad or a bandage to cover the treated skin.Menthol may cause a mild burning or cold sensation. This should diminish over time as you continue to use it. If the sensation is severe, wash your skin with soap and warm water.If your symptoms don't improve or worsen after seven days of treatment, call your doctor. Call your doctor if you experience pain that goes away but then returns within a couple of days.Store at room temperature. When not in use, keep the medicine tightly sealed.

What happens if I miss the dose?

You are unlikely to miss a dosage of Gold Bond Medicated Max Strength Foot, as it is available when required.

What happens if I overdose?

Overdoses of menthol are not dangerous. If anyone accidentally swallows the medication, seek emergency medical care or call Poison Help at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Rinse your mouth and eyes with water if you accidentally get this medication in your nose or mouth.Use only menthol to treat the area you are treating.

Interaction with other drug

Other drugs that you take are unlikely to affect the medicine applied to your skin. Many drugs interact with each other. Inform your healthcare providers of all the medicines you take, including prescriptions, over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.