BenGay Original Ointment

Active Ingredient(s): Menthol + Methyl Salicylate
Category: Arthritis

BenGay Original Ointment Overview

Bengay, spelled Ben-Gay before 1995, is a topical analgesic heat rub for temporary relief from muscle and joint pain associated with arthritis, bruises, simple backaches, overuse, sprains and strains.[1] Contents 1 Overview 2 Hazards 3 Active ingredients 4 Other uses 5 See also 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External links Overview Bengay was developed in France by Dr. Jules Bengué (French pronunciation:​[yl be]) and brought to America in 1898. The name...

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My grandmother used the "orginal" Bengay when I was a kid, for head colds, chest colds and it ALWAYS worked.. Where can I find the ORGINAL BENGAT? ## I really have no answer for you, I wasn't even aware that the formula had changed over the years. The product is manufactured by Johnson&Johnson and you could call them to ask, the number is 800-223-0183 Are you sure it was Bengay she used and not something else?


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Menthol + Methyl Salicylate
  • Cream: 1% + 15%, 10% + 15%, 10% + 30%, 3.5% + 4%, 8% + 30%
  • Lotion: 3% + 14%, 6% + 20%
  • Ointment: 16% + 18.3%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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