Cooling Gel Patch: Answering Top User Questions
Cooling gel patches provide portable relief for those dealing with aches, pains, and inflammation. However, users may have some key questions on how to apply and use these patches correctly. Here we answer some of the top frequent user queries.
How quickly do the patches start working?
The cooling and numbing sensations will kick in within 5-10 minutes after applying the gel patch. Peak relief is felt within 30-60 minutes. Apply the patch at the first sign of discomfort for faster effects.
Where is the best place to apply the patch?
Stick the cooling gel patch right over the source of pain or inflammation. For example, apply on the knee joint for arthritis discomfort. Ensure full contact between skin and patch.
How long does each gel patch last?
One cooling gel patch can provide pain relief and cooling for 6-8 hours. The duration depends on the formula. Reapply as needed when the cooling sensation starts fading.
Are there any side effects?
When used as directed, cooling gel patches are generally safe without risks of side effects. Remove immediately if skin irritation occurs and discontinue use.
How do I safely remove and dispose?
Slowly peel the patch off from one edge to the other. Do not pull the center area. Discard used patches properly in a trash can and avoid contact with eyes or mouth.
How should I store unused gel patches?
Keep unused cooling gel patch packs sealed in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and moisture. Refrigerate them to prolong shelf life.
Following the usage guidelines will allow you to use cooling gel patches safely and effectively.