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Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi

Instaflex Pain Relief Cream 2oz.

Doctor developed, clinically studied pain relief from arthritis, back pain, strains and joint and muscle pain

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Pain relief starts in minutes.
Lasts for hours!

Doctor developed

Clinically studied

Exclusive oxygenated oil

No lingering medicinal smell

Instaflex Pain Relief

Backed by science

Instaflex Pain Relief Cream was shown in a clinical study to provide nearly twice the pain relief of a comparable menthol-only cream (1.25% concentration). Reference: Taylor R. et al. Pain Practice 2012;12(8):610-19.

Quick absorption

Instaflex Pain Relief Cream absorbs rapidly through your skin, leaving no greasy residue, while quickly numbing your pain receptors for rapid relief. As you rub it in, you’ll gently stimulate circulation to the affected area, soothing muscles and joints and amplifying the cooling sensation of relief—right where you need it!

Fast-acting formula

Instaflex Pain Relief Cream contains a proprietary blend of essential oxygenated oil and just the right amount of menthol to provide fast-acting, penetrating, effective relief from everyday aches and pains, even arthritis.

Meet Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi

Instaflex Pain Relief Cream was formulated by internationally recognized Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi, an actively practicing physician, and highly sought-after pain relief instructor, treating patients in his advanced Florida practice.

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Type

NEW! 2.5 oz. roll-on
NEW! 4 oz. spray
Original 4 oz. cream
Extra strength 2 oz. cream
Extra strength 4 oz. cream

Features

An ergonomic design and larger ball than leading competitors. The no-mess roll-on provides deep relief and rapid absorption for easy application.
A 360° no-mess continuous spray, with extra strength relief that delivers more menthol power than original Instaflex, plus 2X the pain-fighting ingredients.
Fast-acting cream for aching small-to-large muscle areas and joints
Extra strength relief for your toughest muscle and joint pain
Extra strength relief for your toughest muscle and joint pain

Best for

Targeted massage to smaller muscle areas; perfect for travel, on the go, the gym, gardening or golf bag
Those hard-to-reach spots like upper and lower back and shoulders. Plus, it’s quick-drying and great for on the go.
Medicine or kitchen cabinet, by the computer, or nightstand
Travel, on the go, the gym, gardening or golf bag
Medicine or kitchen cabinet, by the computer, or nightstand

Ingredients and Dosage

Uses: temporarily relieves minor aches and pains of muscles and joints associated with simple backaches, arthritis, strains, sprains, bruises

Directions: Adults and children 12 years of age and older. Apply to affected area no more than 3–4 times daily. Children under 12 years of age, consult a doctor.

IngredientPurpose
Menthol (1.25%)Topical Analgesic

Inactive ingredients: C13-14 Isoparaffin, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil, Ethylhexylglycerin, Eucalyptus Globulus Oil, Glyceryl Stearate, Laureth-7, Oxygenated Corn Oil, PEG-100 Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Polyacrylamide, Polysorbate-20, Water

Warning: For external use only. Use only as directed.

Do not use with a heating pad, it may blister skin; on open wounds or damaged skin

When using this product avoid contact with eyes; do not bandage tightly

Ask a doctor before use if you have redness over the affected area

Stop use and consult a doctor if: skin redness or excessive skin irritation develops; condition worsens or symptoms persist for more than 7 days; symptoms clear up and occur again in a few days

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Other information: Keep product at room temperature and humidity [59–86°F (15–30°C), 40% RH]. Do not freeze. For Lot Number and Expiration Date, see crimp at end of tube.

  • Dermatologist Tested
    Dermatologist Tested

Science and Quality

A High-Quality Source for Pain Relief

Instaflex Pain Relief Cream harnesses the soothing power of menthol (a proven OTC pain reliever) in combination with a ”hyper-oxygenated oil" for fast-acting, long-lasting pain relief. This exclusive formula provides joints and muscles with relief from aches and strains and even the pain of arthritis.

In a double-blind, randomized, controlled head-to-head study, Instaflex Pain Relief Cream was tested against a comparable, menthol-only pain cream. By the end of the week-long treatment, acute pain in Instaflex users had decreased by nearly double that of those using the menthol-only cream. In addition, subjects using Instaflex showed a significantly greater improvement in mobility compared to those using the menthol-only cream.1 

Essential oils and ancient practices:

How oil, oxygen and sunshine soothe skin

In the 1950s and '60s, Professor Pierre Baranger—a member of the Pasteur Institute's scientific team—traveled throughout India studying the healing powers of oils. These oils were known throughout the East for their exceptional restorative virtues.

Upon further study into the healing qualities of oils, Baranger became perplexed as to why modern doctors in the mainland cities weren't using the oils. Local healers informed him that it was because modern doctors didn't know the secret to properly preparing the oils. To truly harness its natural powers, the oil first had to be exposed to sun and open air for 20 years. Using all he had learned from the medicine men of India, Baranger was able to pioneer a process that replicates 20 years of oxygenation in just three days. This allowed him to introduce these powerful soothing oils to the West.

Dr. Pergolizzi was first introduced to the benefits of oxygenated oil while traveling through Germany. This inspired Dr. Pergolizzi to learn more about oxygenated oil, the history of its use, and how he could best incorporate it into his own pain-relief treatments.

Dr. Pergolizzi's Instaflex Pain Relief Cream utilizes the features of oil unlocking a world of potential for both soothing and moisturizing skin.


1Taylor R, et al. Pain Practice. 2012;12(8):610–19. Click here for full study.

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