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Doctor insights on: Aspercreme Uses

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Can I use aspercreme if I'm pregnant?

Can I use aspercreme if I'm pregnant?

Yes but: It is safe to use this topically but it is also not particularly effective. I would speak with your obgyn about what exactly is hurting and likely a better solution can be offered. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's safe to use aspercreme for menstrual cramps?

Can you explain if it's safe to use aspercreme for menstrual cramps?

Aspercreme: Aspercreme (Trolamine salicylate) is a topical that reduces swelling/ inflammation of muscle & joints. I don't know of any contraindication with menstrual cramps but am not sure how effective it would be. I have read anecdotals of women who found it helped for this purpose. ...Read more

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Can I take Naproxen & use aspercreme For my knee?

Can I take Naproxen & use aspercreme   For my knee?

Yes: You can combine oral naproxen with topical asprecreme but don't exceed 500 mg of naproxen twice a day provided that you have normal kidney, and liver functions. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Could aspercreme be good to use for back ache?

Could aspercreme be good to use for back ache?

Yes: Aspercreme is a reasonable treatment option for back ache. Like just about everything else, it's going to work for some people and it not going to work for others. ...Read more

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Side effectof using aspercreme and the releif of the symptoms ?

Side effectof using aspercreme  and the releif of the symptoms
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Few side effects: The most common side effect to aspercreme would be local skin irritation. There is always chance for a systemic reaction but that would be rare. Overall apercreme should be safe. ...Read more

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Aspercreme ok for children?

Aspercreme ok for children?

I don't recommend it: This is a topical product that contains salycilates. Although it is unlikely it would be absorbed in a significant amount, there is a possibility a kid could ingest some.We have not uses salycilates in kids under 16 for decades since their association with reye syndrome. ...Read more

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Aspercreme help shingles pain?

Aspercreme help shingles pain?

Not best treatment: It could help since it is an analgesic but it might not be the best treatment. If you have active shingles, please visit your doctor, he/she might recommend anti viral medication and anti inflammatory medications. If the pain is persistent after the rash is gone, topical Lidocaine patches along with a nerve pain medication are the best course of treatment. ...Read more

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Is aspercreme safe for a 5 year old has had a stiff neck for 13 1/2 hours used ice

Is aspercreme safe for a 5 year old has had a stiff neck for 13 1/2 hours  used ice

No. : No. The product information states "do not use: •on children under 10 years of age. ". ...Read more