Balmosa for pain and chilblain relief 40gm


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How does it work?

Balmosa cream contains a combination of menthol, camphor, methyl salicylate and oleoresin capsicum as active ingredients.

Menthol relieves itching and causes the blood vessels on the surface of the skin to widen. This causes a sensation of coldness followed by a reduction in pain. Camphor, methyl salicylate and oloeresin capsicum are counter-irritants, which when applied, cause redness and heat to be produced. This distracts the brain from the original pain and therefore reduces the perception of pain.

What is it used for?

  • This preparation is used to relieve the symptoms of aches and pains such as muscle stiffness, bruising, sprains and fibrositis and chilblains.
  • Inflammation of soft tissue such as muscle
  • Pain in mid and lower back
  • Pain in the lower back and hip which travels down the back of the thigh into the leg (sciatica)
  • Pain in the muscles and bones (musculoskeletal pain)
  • Red itchy swellings that develop on the extremities in cold weather (chilblains)



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Avoid contact of this medicine with the eyes and the moist membranes lining the inside of certain parts of the body, eg mouth, nasal passages (mucous membranes). Rinse with cold water if accidental contact occurs.

Avoid use on the face in children.

If itching or irritation occurs discontinue use.

Avoid use on broken skin

Use with caution in

This medicine should be used with caution during pregnancy, and only if the expected benefit to the mother is greater than any possible risk to the foetus.

There is no information available regarding the safety of this medicine during breastfeeding. Seek medical advice from your doctor.

Side Effects

  • Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. The following are some of the side effects that are known to be associated with this medicine.
  • Because a side effect is stated here, it does not mean that all people using this medicine will experience that or any side effect.
  • Skin reactions such as rash and itch
  • The side effects listed above may not include all of the side effects reported by the drug's manufacturer.
  • For more information about any other possible risks associated with this medicine, please read the information provided with the medicine or consult your doctor or pharmacist.

How can this medicine affect other medicines?

There are no known interactions when applied to unbroken skin.



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