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What are the ingredients in Tylenol Precise Pain Relieving Cream?

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The active ingredients in PRECISE® Pain Relieving Cream, are menthol 10% and methyl salicylate 30%. Inactive ingredients include C12-15 alkyl benzoate, carbomer, cocoglycerides, distearyl ether, edetate disodium, ethylparaben, fragrance, glyceryl laurate, glyceryl stearate, methylparaben, myristlyl alcohol, phenoxyethanol, propylparaben, sodium hydroxide, steareth-2, steareth-21, stearyl alcohol and water.

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PRECISE® Pain Relieving Cream, from the makers of TYLENOL®, is a topical pain relieving cream intended to help alleviate discomfort brought about by muscular aches, backaches, strains, sprains, bruises and arthritis pain. Although the product is made by the creators of Tylenol, it does not contain Tylenol (generically known as 'acetaminophen.')

According to the product website, the cream is for use in persons 12 years of age and older, and should be applied to the affected area no more than three to four times daily. When using this product, it is important to avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes, such as the mouth and genital area. PRECISE® Pain Relieving Cream should not be applied to wounded skin. Patients are advised to stop use if excessive skin irritation occurs, worsens or persists for more than seven days. If this product is accidentally ingested, patients must seek immediate medical attention, or call the Poison Control Center help line at 800.222.1222.

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