What is Deep Relief Gel?
Deep Relief Gel is a fast-acting pain relief gel that helps to relieve inflammation while easing aches and pains. Ideal for those who need relief from muscular pain that will go right to the source. Deep Relief Gel comes in 30g, 50g, and 100g tubes.
What kinds of pain can this gel help to relieve?
Deep Relief Gel can be used to relieve many different kinds of aches and pains, as it can be used in most areas of the body as an effective pain relief. Some of the most common uses for this product include:
- Muscular aches, pains, and swellings
- Rheumatic pain (in muscles, joints, tendons, or bones)
- Sports injuries
How will this gel work to relieve my pain?
Deep Relief Gel contains the active ingredients ibuprofen and levomenthol, which work together to ease pain and swelling. Ibuprofen is part of a group of medicines known as Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, or NSAIDs, which work to relieve pain while reducing swelling and inflammation. Levomenthol provides a soothing sensation, which helps to ease pain.
How to use Deep Relief Gel
Before using this product for the first time, use sparingly on a small area of skin to test it. Apply 1 – 4cm of Deep Relief Gel, enough to form a thin layer over the affected area, and gently rub into the skin until it is absorbed. Do this up to 3 times a day, as required to relieve pain or swelling, leaving at least 4 hours between applications. Wash your hands immediately after use, unless you are treating your hands.
Why do I have to answer questions to buy this product?
You do not need a prescription for Deep Relief Gel, however you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist-4-U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure that this product is the best choice for you.
When should Deep Relief Gel not be used?
Deep Relief Gel is not suitable for use on children under the age of 12. Do not use this product if you are allergic to ibuprofen, menthol, aspirin or any other NSAIDs, or any of the other listed ingredients. For external use only, avoid contact with eyes, lips, nostrils, genital or anal areas, or any other sensitive areas. Deep Relief Gel is not suitable for use on broken, infected, or inflamed skin, and should not be used in the same area as other medicines put on the skin. Do not use this product if you are more than 6 months pregnant. Speak to your doctor before using Deep Relief Gel if you:
- Have ever had allergic skin conditions caused by medicines or cosmetics
- Have ever had kidney problems
- Have ever had stomach ulcers
- Are pregnant or think you might be pregnant
- Are having problems with fertility or are having fertility treatment.
Deep Relief Gel can interact with different medicines, for a list of which medicines should not be used at the same time as this product, please read the patient information leaflet.
Does this product have side effects?
Like all medicines, Deep Relief Gel can have side effects, although not everyone will get them. These side effects include:
- Unexplained wheezing
- Shortness of breath
- Blisters or a rash on the skin
- Itching, redness, or unexplained bruising of the skin
- Swelling of facial features, e.g. mouth, tongue, etc.
- Stomach pains or indigestion
- Kidney problems if you have kidney disease
If you experience these or any other side effects while using Deep Relief Gel, stop use and speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist straight away.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist-4-U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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