Pharmacy Care Hot & Cold Pack - Small
- Product Type
- Hot/Cold Pack
- HOT Therapy: Hot Water - Place the pack in hot water for 3 minutes. Remove and wrap the pack in a dry towel. Apply to affected area Microwave - Heating time will vary with the power of your microwave. Place the pack flat on a paper towel in the microwave oven and ensure that gel is evenly distributed in the pack. Heat the pack for 20-30 seconds (for a 1200W microwave). If more heat is required, heat in 10 second increments to reach a comfortable temperature and record the time for future use. Allow the pack to rest 1 minute before use. Heat Therapy should only be applied after any swelling has stopped or swelling in the injured area may increase. For serious injuries consult your doctor immediately. COLD Therapy: Place the pack in a freezer for at least 1 hour before each use. Remove and wrap the pack in a dry towel. Apply to the affected area. Cold Therapy is recommended for the first 48 hours after an injury. Cold Therapy is ideal for sprains, joint pain, tendinitis, tennis elbow, shin splints, insect bites and stings. Immediate cold treatment helps to stop internal bleeding and accumulation of fluids in and around the injured areas, thus decreasing swelling.
- Storage & Disposal
- Store in a cool dry place
- For External use only. Do not puncture outer bag. Check for leaks periodically. Do not mix with combustible materials. Caution: Do not apply directly to skin. Always wrap in a towel or a cloth before applying. Never leave in the microwave unattended. If the pack starts bulging, stop the microwave and adjust timing. Children are to use this product only under adult supervision. If content is exposed to skin or eyes, rinse with water immediately. If you suffer from circulatory problems, seek medical advice before use. If hot or cold therapy becomes uncomfortable, remove the pack and then reapply as required. Keep out of reach of children. Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your healthcare professional.
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