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Bengay Pruritus Side Effects

Bengay Pruritus Side Effect Reports


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

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Pruritus, 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.



Burning Sensation, No Therapeutic Response, Pain, Product Formulation Issue, Pruritus

This Pruritus side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES. A female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: arthritis. The patient was prescribed Bengay (dosage: Normal), which was started on Jan 01, 2010. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Bengay the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Burning Sensation
  • No Therapeutic Response
  • Pain
  • Product Formulation Issue
  • Pruritus
These side effects may potentially be related to Bengay.
Abdominal Pain, Eye Pruritus, Eye Swelling

This Pruritus Bengay Vanishing (menthol) side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Oct 24, 2006. A Female , 54 years of age, weighting 100.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Bengay Vanishing (menthol). The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Eye Pruritus
  • Eye Swelling
. Bengay Vanishing (menthol) dosage: A Small Amount Once, Topical. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Auricular Swelling, Erythema, Eye Swelling, Oedema Mouth, Oedema Peripheral, Pruritus, Swelling Face, Throat Tightness

This is a Bengay Pain Relieving Patch (menthol) side effect report of a 41-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: shoulder pain, who was treated with Bengay Pain Relieving Patch (menthol) (dosage:One Patch Twice, Topical, start time: May 20, 2006), combined with:
  • Fluticasone Propionate
, and developed a serious reaction and a Pruritus side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Auricular Swelling
  • Erythema
  • Eye Swelling
  • Oedema Mouth
  • Oedema Peripheral
  • Pruritus
  • Swelling Face
  • Throat Tightness
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Bengay Pain Relieving Patch (menthol) treatment in patients suffering from shoulder pain, resulting in Pruritus.

Application Site Dermatitis, Application Site Pruritus, Contraindication To Medical Treatment, Oedema Peripheral, Pain In Extremity, Rash

A 50-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from CANADA with the following symptoms: NA started Bengay Arthritis Extra Strength (menthol, Methyl Salicylate) treatment (dosage: NA) on Oct 13, 2005. Soon after starting Bengay Arthritis Extra Strength (menthol, Methyl Salicylate) treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Application Site Dermatitis
  • Application Site Pruritus
  • Contraindication To Medical Treatment
  • Oedema Peripheral
  • Pain In Extremity
  • Rash
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Bengay Arthritis Extra Strength (menthol, Methyl Salicylate) side effects, such as Pruritus.
Cellulitis, Infected Skin Ulcer, Infection, Malaise, Pain, Pruritus, Rash Erythematous, Scar

A female patient from was prescribed and started Bengay Ultra Strength Patch (menthol) on Mar 18, 2005. Patient felt the following Bengay side effects: cellulitis, infected skin ulcer, infection, malaise, pain, pruritus, rash erythematous, scar Additional patient health information: Female , 62 years of age, weighting 182.4 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Bengay Ultra Strength Patch (menthol) dosage: 2 Patchs Each Day, Topical. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Antihypertensives (antihypertensives)

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Bengay Pruritus Causes and Reviews


Itching is skin tingling or irritation that makes you want to scratch the itchy area. It's a symptom of many health conditions. Common causes are

  • Allergic reactions
  • Eczema
  • Dry skin
  • Insect bites and stings
  • Irritating chemicals
  • Parasites such as pinworms, scabies, head and body lice
  • Pregnancy
  • Rashes
  • Reactions to medicines

To soothe itchy skin, you can try cold compresses, lotions and lukewarm baths. Avoid scratching, wearing irritating fabrics and high heat and humidity. Most itching is not serious. However, if you itch all over, have hives that keep coming back or have itching without an apparent cause, you might require medical attention.


Bengay Pruritus 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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