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Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi

Instaflex Extra Strength Pain Relief Spray

Doctor-developed, extra strength pain relief spray for arthritis, back pain, strains, and joint and muscle pain

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Spray Away Your Toughest Pains!

The wait is over! Your favorite pain relief product, Instaflex®, now comes in a convenient spray. The 360° no-mess continuous spray is perfect for those hard-to-reach spots, like your upper and lower back. Plus, it’s quick drying and great for on-the-go.

And, unlike other pain relief products, Instaflex Extra Strength Pain Relief Spray contains a proprietary blend of essential oxygenated oil plus more menthol than original Instaflex to provide fast-acting, penetrating, extra strength relief for your toughest aches and pains, even arthritis.

In addition, Instaflex Extra Strength contains methyl salicylate, a compound naturally present in wintergreen oil. Combined with the unique oxygenated oil and menthol, it provides a welcome powerhouse for pain relief.

Ancient discovery, modern clinical results

In Biblical times, stories abounded of a mysterious oil used by ancient sages. It was said to be a precious and wonderfully soothing elixir. Traditionally, this comforting oil was made by leaving an essential oil in an open vat for 20 years, allowing the sun's rays to infuse the oil with oxygen.

Today, modern science has rediscovered the power of hyper-oxygenated oil, and the oxygenation process has been shortened to just three days. Athletes in Europe have been using this oil for years, but it took leading pain expert Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi to bring it home to the U.S. and combine it with soothing menthol to create the formula for Instaflex Extra Strength Pain Relief Spray.

Meet Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi

Instaflex Extra Strength Pain Relief Spray 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. Just some of the highlights of his career include…

  • Author of over 200 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, platform presentations, and book chapters in his areas of expertise
  • Recipient of Top Anesthesiologist & Pain Management Physician for 2018 in Naples, Florida
  • Recipient of American Health Council’s 2017 Best in Medicine Award
  • Named "One of America's Most Compassionate Doctors" and winner of the 2012 Patient’s Choice Award

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: Shake and apply liberally at least 4 inches away from affected area no more than 3-4 times daily. Let dry or rub in for greater efficacy. Children under 12 years of age: Consult a doctor.

Ingredient Purpose
Menthol (5%) Topical Analgesic
Methyl Salicylate (10%) Topical Analgesic

Inactive ingredients: Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil, Ethylhexylglycerin, Eucalyptus Globulus Oil, Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM), Oxygenated Corn Oil, Phenoxyethanol, SD-Alcohol 40B

Warnings: For external use only.

Flammable. Do not use near heat or flame or while smoking; avoid long term storage above 104°F (40°C); do not puncture or incinerate; contents under pressure; do not store at temperature above 120°F (49°C)

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

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

When using this product use only as directed; avoid contact with eyes and mucous membrane; avoid inhalation of fumes; spray away from face; do not bandage tightly

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:  Do not freeze. For Lot Number and Expiration Date, see bottom of can.

  • Dermatologist Tested
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Science and Quality

Menthol & methyl salicylate for safe, effective pain relief

Instaflex® Extra Strength Pain Relief Spray contains menthol—an effective OTC pain reliever that provides pain relief by acting as a counterirritant. This means that the sensation menthol creates replaces the pain sensation. When used topically, menthol produces feelings of coolness followed by warmth. However, it does not actually warm the skin.

Methyl salicylate, a compound naturally present in wintergreen oil, is also considered a pain-relieving counterirritant, but is thought to affect different receptors than menthol. Both ingredients were included in Instaflex Extra Strength Pain Relief Spray because they are recognized as safe and effective for pain relief, backaches, arthritis, strains, bruises, and sprains.

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 powers of oils. These oils were known throughout the East for their exceptional restorative virtues.

Upon further study into the soothing 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.

The result? An incredible, versatile pain relief spray that uses the unique features of oxygenated oil to unlock a world of potential for soothing, feel-good relief.

Product Quality

  • Manufactured to exacting standards using highest quality raw materials
  • Produced in accordance with our strict Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that adhere to strict standards set by the FDA’s Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Every batch tested to verify purity and potency specifications are met
  • Quality assured with our Triple-Testing Philosophy™
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