PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET (PIL) KATINKO® OIL LINIMENT

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Menthol + Methyl Salicylate + Eucalyptus oil + Camphor 30 mg/15 mg/15 mg/12 mg per 100 mL (KATINKO® OIL) Liniment Oil is a clear to pale yellow semi-viscous liquid packed in a glass bottle.

WHAT IS IN KATINKO® OIL LINIMENT?

KATINKO® Oil Liniment contains Menthol, Methyl Salicylate, Eucalyptus oil, and Camphor.

METHYL SALICYLATE   is a counterirritant that is used to produce surface irritation of the skin, thereby counteracting underlying pain or discomfort. It causes reddening of the skin due to increase blood flow and it relieves pain in various muscle and skeletal pain.

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

EUCALYPTUS OIL is an essential oil that is used as a medicine to treat a variety of common diseases and conditions including nasal congestion and asthma. Diluted eucalyptus oil may be applied to the skin as a remedy for health problems such as arthritis and skin ulcers.

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

Other ingredients are Mineral oil and Lavender oil.

STRENGTH OF KATINKO® OIL LINIMENT

See formulation.

 

WHAT IS KATINKO® OIL LINIMENT USED FOR?

KATINKO® Oil Liniment is used on the skin for the relief of discomfort associated to:
 

  • Headache

  • Muscle pain

  • 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® OIL LINIMENT?

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® OIL LINIMENT?

  • Allergic to the active ingredients or any other ingredients of KATINKO® Oil Liniment. 

  • Children 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® OIL LINIMENT

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

 

UNDESIRABLE EFFECTS OF KATINKO® OIL LINIMENT

KATINKO® Oil Liniment is generally safe to use within the recommended dose and duration of treatment. Skin redness and 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 KATINKO® OIL LINIMENT?

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 KATINKO® OIL LINIMENT?

Keep out of reach of children. Keep the medicine in a dry, well-ventilated area at temperatures not exceeding 30°C. 

 

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.

DRHR-1519

10 mL (Box of 1’s)

35 mL (Box of 1’s)

 

DRHR-2037

35 mL (Box of 1’s)


 

DRHR-1519  

Date of First Authorization: 09 Nov 2019  

Renewal of the Authorization: 09 Nov 2024

Date of Revision: 23 Jun 2021

 

DRHR-2037 

Date of First Authorization: 03 Aug 2021

Renewal of the Authorization: 03 Aug 2024

Date of Revision: 23 Jun 2021

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