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Salonpas® DEEP Relieving Gel


DEEP Relieving Gel from Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical, Co., Inc. helps you alleviate backache, stiff neck, joint pain, and sore muscles caused by sports, computer work and even fatigue from everyday life. 


Increasingly, topical gels and skin patches are gaining in popularity as ways to relieve pain – and that’s welcome news for those who are seeking treatment options. The American Academy of Pain Medicine reports that “pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined” which is costing the nation at least $558 billion a year in medical bills, sick days and lost productivity.

“Unfortunately, when people self-medicate with over-the-counter oral pain pills, they can ingest inappropriate doses and run the risk of potential drug interactions, which can lead to unintended or unsuspected dangerous side effects, some of which can be as serious as liver failure or heart damage,” says Dr. Sylvia Hesse, a New York based orthopedic medicine specialist. “By relying on topical analgesic gels, sprays and patches for pain relief – without the use of pills – you can be assured of making a safer choice.”

Pam Shriver, a Hall of Fame tennis star, ESPN broadcaster and single mother of three prefers external pain management versus popping pills. “I’ve been very active my whole life and believe that keeping active into your forties, fifties and beyond is critically important to ensure a happy and healthy life,” says Shriver. “Trying to balance being a mother, broadcaster and now recreational athlete, can trigger pain in my lower back and shoulder. I rely on Salonpas® Deep Relieving Gel for targeted, penetrating relief.”

Designed to penetrate deep to relieve the toughest joint and muscle pain, Salonpas® DEEP Relieving Gel is an easy-to-use, topical analgesic that starts to deliver pain relief in seconds. With three active ingredients, camphor (3.1%), menthol (10%) and methyl salicylate (15%), DEEP Relieving Gel rushes strong medicine where you need it in a fast-melting, quick-absorbing, clear, non-greasy formulation. “Simply massage in about a dime size of this powerful gel to affected areas,” advises Dr. Hesse. The DEEP Relieving Gel provides temporary relief of even your toughest aches and pains associated with strains, sprains, bruises, neck ache and arthritis.

“Hisamitsu’s goal is to meet people’s need for a healthy, safe, and comfortable lifestyle,” says John Incledon, President & CEO, Hisamitsu America. “We do this by concentrating and specializing in creating new research-driven medicinal products and formulations based on topical drug delivery systems.”

Founded in 1847, with headquarters in Tosu, Saga Prefecture, and Tokyo Japan, Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc., is a leading pharmaceutical company that develops and markets ethical and over-the-counter (“OTC”) pharmaceutical products using transdermal drug delivery system technology (TDDS). Hisamitsu has specialized in transdermal drug delivery system technology since the introduction of its original line of patches in 1903. Hisamitsu’s Salonpas brand of products is exported to over fifty countries.

In the United States, the Salonpas line of products are sold in all major drugstores and retailers and can be purchased online at dozens of online retailers, including and For more information on topical pain therapy, visit Salonpas on their web page, Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.

Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc.
Hisamitsu America, Inc.



Clear, non-greasy gel is absorbed quickly, acting on body really fast. Only a dime size amount of product needed per application.


Established over 150 years ago in Japan, Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical, Co., Inc. exports products to more than 50 countries. The brand is commonly known as Salonpas®.