Family Care Thera Flex

Family Care Thera Flex

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Questions & Answers

Side Effects & Adverse Reactions

For external use only

Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause stomach bleeding. The chance is small but higher if you:

  • are 60 or older
  • have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
  • take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
  • take other drugs containing an NSAID (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others)
  • have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using the product
  • take more or for a longer time than directed

Do not use:

  • on the face or rashes
  • on wounds or damaged skin
  • if allergic to aspirin or other NSAIDs
  • with a heating pad
  • when sweating (such as from exercise or heat)
  • any patch from a pouch that has been open for 14 or more days
  • right before or after heart surgery

Ask a doctor before use:

  • if you are allergic to topical products
  • the stomach bleeding warning applies to your
  • you have high blood pressure, heart disease, or kidney disease
  • you are taking a diuretic

Stop use and ask a doctor if:

  • you feel faint, vomit blood, or have bloody or black stools. These are signs of stomach bleeding
  • rash, itching or skin irritation develops
  • conditions worsens
  • symptoms last for more than 3 days
  • symptoms clear up and occur again within a few days
  • stomach pain or upset gets worse or lasts

Legal Issues

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FDA Safety Alerts

There are currently no FDA safety alerts available for this drug.

Manufacturer Warnings

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FDA Labeling Changes

There are currently no FDA labeling changes available for this drug.


Directions: Adult 18 years and older

  • clean and dry affected area
  • remove patch from backing film and apply to skin (see illustration)
  • apply one patch to the affected area and leave in place for up to 8 to 12 hours
  • if pains last after using the first patch, a second patch may be applied for up to another 8 to 12 hours
  • only use on patch at a time
  • do not use more than 2 patches per day
  • do not use for more than 3 days in a row
  • Children under 18 years of age: do not use


There is currently no drug history available for this drug.

Other Information

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Family Care Thera Flex Manufacturers

  • United Exchange Corp.
    Family Care Thera Flex (Menthol Glycol Salicylate Nonivamide Tocopherol Acetate) Patch [United Exchange Corp.]

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