PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET (PIL) KATINKO® OIL LINIMENT

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Menthol + Methyl Salicylate + Eucalyptus oil + Camphor 9.6 mg/7.5 mg/2.6 mg per 100 mL (KATINKO®) Oil Liniment is a clear to pale yellow semi-viscous liquid packed in a polypropylene plastic container with rollerball.

WHAT IS IN KATINKO® OIL LINIMENT?

KATINKO®Oil Liniment contains Methyl Salicylate, Menthol, 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 increased 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.

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:
 

  • Neck and shoulder stiffness

  • sprain

  • colds

  • insect bite

  • rheumatism

  • bruises

  • skin itch

  • back pain

  • headache

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

  • Muscle strain

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 KATINKO® Oil Liniment 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.

AVAILABILITY

50 mL (Box of 1’s)

 

DRHR-1326 

Date of First Authorization: 23 July 2010 

Renewal of the Authorization: 23 July 2025

Date of Revision: 23 Jun 2021

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