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Bengay Gait Disturbance Side Effects

Bengay Gait Disturbance Side Effect Reports


The following Bengay Gait Disturbance side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Gait Disturbance, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Bengay or it might take time to develop.



Application Site Burn, Chemical Injury, Gait Disturbance

This Gait Disturbance side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 14-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: pain ankle. The patient was prescribed Bengay (dosage: 1 Application Once Top), which was started on Oct 17, 2012. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Bengay the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Application Site Burn
  • Chemical Injury
  • Gait Disturbance
These side effects may potentially be related to Bengay.
Chemical Injury, Blister, Gait Disturbance, Skin Exfoliation, Skin Discolouration, Pain, Staphylococcal Infection

This Gait Disturbance Bengay side effect was reported by a health professional from US on Oct 24, 2012. A male , 14 years of age, weighting 129.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Bengay. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Chemical Injury
  • Blister
  • Gait Disturbance
  • Skin Exfoliation
  • Skin Discolouration
  • Pain
  • Staphylococcal Infection
. Bengay dosage: 1application Once Top. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Gait Disturbance, Oedema Peripheral, Urticaria

This is a Bengay Ultra Strength Patch (menthol) side effect report of a 16-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: joint injury, who was treated with Bengay Ultra Strength Patch (menthol) (dosage:1/2 Patch Once For 5 Hours, Topical, start time: Jan 30, 2008), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Gait Disturbance side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Gait Disturbance
  • Oedema Peripheral
  • Urticaria
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Bengay Ultra Strength Patch (menthol) treatment in female patients suffering from joint injury, resulting in Gait Disturbance.


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Bengay Gait Disturbance Causes and Reviews


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Bengay Gait Disturbance Reviews

Fri, 26 Feb 2010
can you get a rash from Bengay cream if so how to treat it.
Thu, 09 Sep 2010
I have used BenGay for many years now and since January and a car accident I have used it daily (allot) on my rotator cuff tear and back and knee. I started experiencing severe headaches and awful dizziness and stomach distress where I landed up in the hospital. I finally said that I felt like I was being poisoned by something and my dermatologist suggested that BenGay overuse might be the problem. I stopped it two days ago and the headaches and dizziness persist along with chest tightness. I feel awful and use minimal drugs--no narcotics, etc. If this is BenGay and absorption others need to be aware of its potential side effects. Please contact me at (313)336-3005 or email me at <a href="mailto:mysb.net">mysb at comcast.net</a>. Thanks
Mon, 04 Oct 2010
Mile 15 of my 12 th marathon. Slight back ache so thought I would take some Ben Gay the volunteers were offering. I took a rather large wad and wiped my hands on my back. BIG HUGE MISTAKE--- my BACK AND SPINE WAS ON FIRE that I even picked up a wet sock on the ground to try and wipe it off while running. I am a pretty fast marathoner for my age (41) and was on for a 3:12 marathon and then this burning pain was just too much. The intense burning lasted about 2.5 miles then it was more prickly heat. Instead of helping me it ruined me mentally in a critical point of a marathon I have run the last 4 years. Was this an allergic reation? possibly or that my pores were wide open and accentuated the burning menthol.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010
I hated it! It burns like crazy! Don't try without have a real muscle ache!
Thu, 25 Nov 2010
I left a Bengay heating pad on for 8 hours as directed and then removed it after. Then about 5 minutes later my skin started itching and turning red. I broke out with pimples as well. Its been irritating for 3 days now and nothing is working! I've tried extra dry skin care lotion to hydrocortisone cream.
Tue, 30 Nov 2010
I got red rashes which developed into blisters on my hand where ever i applied Bengay. Please suggest me a remedy.
Thu, 20 Jan 2011
Burning, Large red rash -looks like shingles. Needs to take OFF the market.
Thu, 20 Jan 2011
Just a positive comment on the positive pain relieving results of BenGays' PainRelieving patches combined with Ben Gay's Highly effective external pain relieving cream. It definitely soothed the pain of my knee amp; lower lag when I fell, prior to New Years on a sheet of ice.
Sun, 20 Feb 2011
My son had a sore neck. I applied Bengay to massahe him. He started to feel an intense burn right away. The skin turned red like he had a bad sun erythema. I stopped immediately, washed the skin and put ice on his neck to ease the burning pain. I didn't know somebody can be allergic to such a cream. There is no allergy warnings on it when it should be.
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Application Site Pain (11)
Scar (11)
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Application Site Discolouration (8)
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