This is a specially formulated Methyl salicylate and Menthol cream. It penetrates into skin to provide fast relief from pain and stiffness of minor arthritis and muscle aches. This cream is fast acting, strong medicine that penetrates deep down to provide long lasting and effective relief. Methyl salicylate has been shown that first pass metabolism exists in the skin and rapidly hydrolyzing salicylate ester to release the active salicylate in both epidermis and dermis. It alleviates pain and inflammation by inhibiting the synthesis of prostaglandins that occur in inflamed tissues. Menthol increases the penetration of drugs when applied on the skin to give a faster onset of action. It dilates the blood vessels causing a sensation of coldness followed by an analgesic effect.
Penrif Cream 30%+8%
Methyl Salicylate + Menthol
(in Cream form)
Adult and children 2 years of age and older: Apply a thin layer to the affected area and gently massage until cream disappears. Apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily. This is for external use only.
Manufacturer: Square Pharmaceutical Ltd.