patients getting burns from topical OTC pain relievers (Bengay, Capzasin, Icy Hot, etc)

You'll hear reports of patients getting burns from topical OTC pain relievers (Bengay, Capzasin, Icy Hot, etc).

Keep this in perspective.

Burns from using topical OTC pain relievers by themselves are rare. There are fewer than 50 known reports over the last 40 years.

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