Effective pain relief you can feel working instantly.

Get fast-acting pain relief with Icy Hot® Medicated No Mess. Feel the power of Icy Hot® contrast relief — it starts out with a cooling sensation to dull your pain, followed by a warming sensation to relax muscles and joints.

No-mess applicator

Works on muscles and joints



Cooling menthol

Size: 73 ml

Targeted relief for:


Back Aches



How to use

Product Information

    Temporarily relieves minor aches and pains of muscles and joints associated with:
    • arthritis
    • simple backache
    • strains
    • sprains
    Adults and children 12 years of age and older:  
    • apply a thin layer to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
    • massage until thoroughly absorbed into skin
    • wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after each use

    Children under 12 years of age: do not use.

    Consult a healthcare professional for use beyond 7 days.

    For external use only

    Do not use
    • on wounds, damaged or irritated skin or if irritation develops
    • with external heat such as a heating pad and do not cover with additional bandage as this may result in excessive skin irritation or skin burn
    • in large quantities particularly over raw surfaces or blistered areas

    When using this product
    • use only as directed
    • avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes
    • skin burns (swelling, erythema, bullous lesions, pain) including severe skin burns and skin necrosis have sometimes been reported with products containing menthol
    • rashes and/or burning discomfort, and/or hypersensitivity such as allergy have been known to occur; in these cases, discontinue use

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • condition worsens, rash or irritation develops or symptoms persist for more than 7 days
    • symptoms clear up and occur again within a few days
    • redness is present or excessive skin irritation occurs
    • you experience pain, swelling, or blistering where the product was applied
    • you experience weakness, confusion, headaches, difficulty breathing, discoloured skin or any other unusual symptoms

    If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a health professional before use.

    Keep this and all medicines out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


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    Menthol 16%

    Menthol is a topical analgesic that provides pain relief. 16% is the maximum-strength** concentration available over the counter for topical pain relief.

    Acrylates/C-10-30 Alkyl Acrylate, crosspolymer, glycerin, isopropyl myristate, propylene glycol, SD Alcohol 40-B, triethanolamine, water

**Product contains the maximum strength of menthol and camphor permitted by the Health Canada Counterirritants monograph.

Frequently Asked Questions

    Do not use Icy Hot® Medicated No Mess with other Icy Hot® products or any other topical pain analgesics.

    Do not use a heating pad or ice pack while using Icy Hot® Medicated No Mess.

    Yes, Icy Hot® Medicated No Mess has an expiry date. Please refer to the package for expiration dates. Do not use Icy Hot® Medicated No Mess after the labeled expiration date.

    Icy Hot® Medicated No Mess does not contain aspirin or aspirin derivatives.

    While the time it takes Icy Hot® Medicated No Mess to start working varies by the individual, most can feel it working in minutes.

    For adults and children over 12 years of age, apply a thin layer of Icy Hot® Medicated No Mess to affected area and massage until thoroughly absorbed into skin. Repeat as necessary, but no more than 3 to 4 times daily.

    Icy Hot® Medicated No Mess can be purchased without a prescription. Visit the Where to Buy page to find your closest retailer.

    Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or think they may be pregnant should check with their healthcare provider before using Icy Hot® Medicated No Mess.

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