Boots Direct to Skin Heat Patch 4 Patches

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Product description

Boots Pharmaceuticals Direct to Skin Heat Patch provide upto 8 hours of soothing pain relief from muscular aches and pains of the back and shoulder. Each patch is thin and discreet making them ideal for use wherever you are.

  • Effective relief fro muscular aches and pains of the back and shoulder
  • Lasts up to 8 hours

How to Use

Read full instructions before use.

  1. Ensure the application site is clean and dry
  2. Open the sachet by hand (do not cut) and remove the heat patch
  3. Peel away the protective film from the back of the patch
  4. Apply adhesive side of the patch to the skin over the back or shoulder
  5. The heat patch warms up gradually and reaches maximum heat within approximately 30 minutes
  6. After use, slowly and carefully peel off the patch

Hazards and Cautions

Do not use:

  • On children 12 years and under
  • On red, inflammed, irritated, bruised or broken skin
  • With any creams, rubs or lotions, or other heat sources
  • Whilst sleeping
  • If you are bedridden or prone to skin ulcers
  • For more than 8 hours in a 24 hour period
  • If you have experienced allergic reactions to medicines or cosmetics in the past
  • Around the stomach area e.g. for period pain, irretable bowel syndrome pain
  • On any other area of the body other than the back or shoulder

If misused the heat patch can cause burns even at low temperatures.

Follow the instructions and monitor frequently. To prevent the risk of burns:

  • Allow air to circulate over the heat patch and do not apply pressure, for example by lying or sitting on the patch or by applying tight clothing over the patch
  • Do not knead heat patch - heat is released within minutes
  • Discontinue use immediately if the heat patch becomes uncomfortably hot or a develops
  • For delicate or aging skin, apply adhesive side of the patch to clothing
  • The patch should be used with careful supervision on those unable to remove the it by themselves, such as the elderly or the physically disabled
  • For external use only
  • Do not cut, tear or fold the heat patch
  • If the patch is torn, and the ingredients come into contact with the eyes, the body or swallowed. rinse affected area with water and seek immediate medical attention
  • Do not bring the heat patch into contact with water or any other liquids


  • The heat patch is air activated, do not open the sachet until you are ready to use it
  • If your pain gets worse or remains unchanged after 72 hours, stop use and seek medical advice as this could be a sign of a more serious condition
  • Each patch is for single use only
  • Do not microwave or try to re-heat the patch
  • It is normal to experience slight skin redness after removing the heat patch. If your skin is still red after a few hours, do not use this product again

Talk to your pharmacist or doctor before using if:

  • You have delicate or ageing skin
  • You have nerve damage or reduced skin sensation
  • You have a skin condition
  • You are pregnant
  • You have poor circulation or heart disease
  • You have diabetes
  • You have rheumatoid arthritis


Keep out of the reach of children and pets.

Store in a cool dry place, away from direct sunlight.

Use by the expiry date shown

Dispose of with normal household waste

Do not incinerate the heatpatch

Use by expiry date shown on the pack.

Dispose of with normal household waste.

Do not incinerate the heat patch

Suitable For

Suitable for use on adults and children over the age of 12.


Iron, activated carbon and water.

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Boots Direct to Skin Heat Patch (4 Patches)


3.5 out of 5 based on 6 user reviews Muscle & joint pain

£4.99 or 499 points

4 UNI £1.25 per 1UNI


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Boots Pharmaceuticals Direct to Skin Heat Patch can be used for the relief of muscular aches, pain and backache.
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