Why Choose Salonpas® Pain Relief Patch

Salonpas® Pain Relief Patch is licensed as a medicine by the MHRA, and contains an anti-inflammatory ingredient, which provides numerous benefits.

  • Salonpas® Pain Relief Patch is actually a medicine and clinically proven pain relief for aches and pains.
  • Active ingredients are absorbed through the skin, reaching the site of pain directly, bypassing the stomach.
  • Salonpas® Pain Relief Patch can be applied easily and does not require any rubbing that can be painful in its own right.
  • The sticky part of Salonpas® Pain Relief Patch is applied to the skin, so you don’t have to worry about the medicine getting in contact with your clothes or hands.
  • Salonpas® Pain Relief Patches are ultra-thin, flexible and stretchable, which makes them extremely discreet and allows them to be applied to the most common sites of muscular pain.
  • Salonpas® Pain Relief Patch can be applied for up to 12 hours and is suitable for both day - and night-time use.


Our goal is to actively promote better quality of life for people around the world, offering a range of pain relieving patches. We are always keen to hear from our customers and share your feedback.

“I just wanted to write and thank you for bringing out the Salonpas Pain Patches. I've had a recurring pulled muscle in my shoulder which has caused agony for months but using your pain patches has helped to dull the pain. Thanks again for relieving my pain!"

J. Collins

Salonpas® Pain Relief Patch Product Specifications

Warnings and precautions, do not use Salonpas® Pain Relief Patch:

  • If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the ingredients of the medicine.
  • If you suffer with allergic conditions, have a history of allergy or had attacks of asthma, especially when taking other pain killers, medicines to reduce fever and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
  • If you are taking similar pain relieving products as the combination can cause additional side effects, if in doubt ask your pharmacist.
  • If you have had a severe heart condition.
  • If you have severe problems with your kidneys or liver.
  • If you have any bleeding ulcers or bleeding problem.
  • If you are in the third trimester (last 3 months) of pregnancy.
  • On children and adolescents under 18 years of age.
  • On open wounds, irritated skin, eyes or mucosa.

The product should not be used on open wounds, irritated skin, eyes or mucosa.

Take special care with Salonpas® Pain Relief Patch:

  • If you have or have had stomach ulcer/bleeding or a history of gastrointestinal (stomach) ulcer or chronic dyspepsia (discomfort after eating or heartburn).
  • If you have a history of asthma.
  • Exercise caution if elderly, as you are generally more prone to adverse side effects.
  • Prolonged or repeated use of the product can cause sensitisation (hypersensitivity).
  • Treatment must be stopped if allergic (hypersensitivity) reactions occur.

Other medicines and Salonpas® Pain Relief Patch

  • Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
  • Consult your doctor before using Salonpas® Pain Relief Patch if you are taking anticoagulants such as warfarin (medicines that thin your blood).

How to store Salonpas® Pain Relief Patch:

  • Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Store the medicine below 25°C, in the original package in order to protect from light.
  • Whenever a patch is removed from the packaging, carefully fold the open side of the sachet twice to protect the remaining patches from light.
  • Do not use Salonpas® Pain Relief Patch after the expiry date which is stated on the box, or more than 3 months after the packaging is first opened.

What Salonpas® Pain Relief Patch contains:

Active Ingredients (each patch) - 105mg of methyl salicylate, 31.5mg of levomenthol.

Inactive ingredients - Alicyclic saturated hydrocarbon resin, liquid paraffin, polyisobutylene, styrene-isoprene-styrene block copolymer, synthetic aluminium silicate, backing cloth and plastic film.