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Icyhot Advanced

Generic name: camphor and menthol topical [KAM-for-and-MEN-thol-TOP-ik-al]
Brand names include: Aleve Pain Relieving (also known as Alevex Pain Relieving Roll-on), Anti-Itch Steroid-Free, Arctic Relief, and Avedana Pain Relieving Rolle. To see all 23 brands
Drug class: topical rubefacient

What is Icyhot Advanced?

Icyhot Advanced is a combination of products that relieve itching and minor muscle or joint pain. This product can also be used to relieve symptoms of the common flu.icyhot Advanced can be used in other ways not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of Icyhot

Seek immediate medical care if you have any of these symptoms: difficulty breathing, swelling in your face, lips, throat, or tongue.

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

  • The medicine may cause severe irritation, burning, or stinging where it is applied.
  • This medicine can cause breathing problems when used on the chest.

Some side effects may be milder or even non-existent.There may be other side effects.Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report adverse effects, you can contact the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Similar/related drugs

Aspirin, Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Tramadol, Paracetamol, Naproxen, and Diclofenac


Use exactly as directed on the package and label. Follow the directions on the label and package.

Before you take this drug

If you have sensitive or irritable skin, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether icyhot Advanced is safe for use.This medicine should not be used on a child or baby without consulting your doctor.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.

How to take Icyhot Advanced?

Please read and follow all instructions for use that come with your medication. If you don't understand the instructions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.Apply the medication to a small area of skin to see how it reacts.Take it only by mouth. Topical medicines are only to be used on the skin. Apply only to the skin. Do not use it on open wounds, sunburned or windburned skin, or dry, irritated, or itchy skin.

After applying the medicine, wash your hands.Camphor and menthol may cause a mild burning or cold feeling. This sensation should diminish over time as you continue to use these products. If the sensation is severe, wash your skin with soap and warm water.Avoid covering the treated skin with a heating pad or a bandage.

This medicine should not be applied within 30 minutes of taking a shower or bath.If your symptoms don't improve within 7 days, or you have a temperature, a headache, or a skin eruption, call your doctor. Call your doctor if pain persists or if it disappears and returns within a couple of days.Store away from moisture or heat at room temperature. Store away from direct sunlight. Store away from heat or open flames. Empty canisters should not be punctured or burned.

What happens if I miss the dose?

The dosage of camphor and menthol depends on the need and is not set daily. Use the product only as directed on the packaging.

What happens if I overdose?

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

What should be avoided?

Avoid getting this medicine into your eyes, nose, or mouth. Rinse with water if you do.

Interaction with other drug

Other drugs that you take are unlikely to affect the medicine used on your skin. Many drugs interact. Tell your doctor all the medications you are taking, including over-the-counter and prescription drugs, vitamins, and herbal remedies.