PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET (PIL) KATINKO® GINGER OINTMENT STICK

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:

Menthol + Camphor 3 g/2 g per 100 grams KATINKO® Ginger Ointment Stick is a colorless ointment stick packed in a yellow polypropylene plastic container with a cap.

 

WHAT IS IN KATINKO® GINGER OINTMENT STICK?

KATINKO® Ginger Ointment Stick contains Menthol and Camphor.

 

MENTHOL is a crystalline compound with a cooling and minty odor that is used for pain relief (analgesia) for minor muscle and joint pain.

 

CAMPHOR is a topical pain reliever used to treat skin conditions like itching and irritations and improve respiratory function and inflammatory conditions.

 

Other ingredients are Virgin Coconut Oil, Beeswax, Paraffin Wax, Ginger Oil, Patchouli Oil, Peppermint Oil and Lemongrass Oil.

 

STRENGTH OF KATINKO® GINGER OINTMENT STICK

See formulation.

 

WHAT IS KATINKO® GINGER OINTMENT STICK USED FOR?

KATINKO® GINGER Ointment Stick is used on the skin for the relief of discomfort associated to:

  • Headache

  • Muscle and joint pains

  • Skin itch primarily caused by insect bites

  • Travel sickness

  • Flatulence (passing gas from the digestive system out of the back passage or farting).

 

HOW MUCH AND HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU USE KATINKO® GINGER OINTMENT STICK?

Apply generously to the affected area as often as required or repeat the application 3 to 4 times daily until relieved. Use this medication as directed by your doctor or follow all directions on the product package. If you have any questions, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

 

WHEN SHOULD YOU NOT USE KATINKO® GINGER OINTMENT STICK?

  • allergic to the active ingredients or any other ingredients of KATINKO® Ginger Ointment Stick. 

  • Children under 2 years of age and below

  • Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers

 

Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

 

CARE THAT SHOULD BE TAKEN WHEN USING KATINKO® GINGER OINTMENT STICK

Wash your hands after application, to avoid contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth, and other body parts.

 

UNDESIRABLE EFFECTS OF KATINKO® GINGER OINTMENT STICK

KATINKO® Ginger Ointment Stick is generally safe to use within the recommended dose and duration of treatment. Mild itching or stinging sensation at the site of application may occur. Tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly if any of these effects last or get worse.

 

WHAT OTHER MEDICINE OR FOOD SHOULD BE AVOIDED WHILE USING THIS MEDICINE?

No listed drug interactions with other drugs.

 

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSE

  • Severe redness of the skin

  • Severe burning sensation

  • Skin irritation or rashes

 

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU HAVE APPLIED MORE THAN THE RECOMMENDED DOSAGE? 

Consult a doctor if needed.

 

HOW SHOULD YOU KEEP THIS MEDICINE?

Keep out of reach of children. Keep KATINKO® Ginger Ointment Stick in a dry, well-ventilated area at temperatures not exceeding 30°C. Do not use after the expiry date which is printed on the container and carton.

 

WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR?

If there is an excessive irritation or if there is redness on the skin for more than a week.

MARKETING AUTHORIZATION HOLDER

                        GREENSTONE PHARMACEUTICAL, INC.

                        Anabu Industrial Estate, Anabu Hills 1-C, Imus, Cavite

ADVERSE DRUG REACTION REPORTING STATEMENT:

For suspected adverse drug reaction, report to the FDA: www.fda.gov.ph

Seek medical attention immediately at the first sign of any adverse drug reaction.

 

AVAILABILITY:

10 g (Box of 1’s)

30 g (Box of 1’s)


 

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Date of First Authorization: DD MMM YYYY

Renewal of the Authorization: DD MMM YYYY

Date of Revision: 10 FEB 2022

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