4head QuickStrip is used by simply adhering the strip to your forehead, temples or the back of your neck. The strips can be easily cut to size and there is no need to refrigerate them.
4head QuickStrip can be used whenever you need cooling migraine, severe headache or neck ache relief and is not subject to the same dosing restrictions associated with aspirin, NSAIDs (e.g. ibuprofen) or paracetamol.
4head QuickStrip is suitable for adults, the elderly and children over 12 years old. If irritation occurs, apply the strips less frequently or for shorter periods. If irritation becomes unacceptable, stop using the strip.
Carefully cut (or tear) open the resealable laminate sachet where indicated.
Remove one 4head QuickStrip and fold the top of the sachet twice to reseal.
Remove and discard the transparent film from the back of the strip.
Ensure your skin is dry and place QuickStrip on the forehead.
For more information, have a look at this leaflet (PDF 500KB)
The same instructions apply to adults, children and the elderly.
Its advanced hydro-gel strip provides evaporative cooling relief from migraine and severe headache, at the point of pain.
It also helps to relax tense muscles in the head and neck.
4head QuickStrip works without refrigeration and a single strip can work for up to 6 hours.
4head Stick can be used by adults, the elderly and children. 4head QuickStrip can also be used by adults and the elderly, but is not recommended for children under 12 years old as it can be difficult for them to use it as instructed. In either case, it is advisable when young children complain of headaches to discuss this first with their doctor.
4head Stick and 4head QuickStrip can be used as often as required. If the local sensations are too strong, subsequent applications should be less frequent, and/or in the case of the stick, applied over a smaller area. It is a good idea to get advice from your doctor or pharmacist if your headaches are not relieved by over-the-counter treatments or are so painful or frequent that they affect daily activities.
There are no known interactions between the use of 4head Stick or 4head QuickStrip and other treatments. However, 4head Stick and 4head QuickStrip should not be used together, nor should either product be used at the same time as any other treatments applied to the forehead.
Yes, either 4head Stick or 4head QuickStrip can be used with painkillers taken by mouth. There are no known interactions between either 4head Stick or 4head QuickStrip and oral painkillers.
Yes, there are no specific restrictions, although it may be advisable for asthmatics to take care to use them in a well-ventilated area. In the unlikely event of signs of sensitivity, treatment should be stopped.
Yes, there are no specific restrictions. In the unlikely event of signs of skin irritation, treatment should be stopped and the application area washed and dried.
No, neither 4head Stick nor 4head QuickStrip should be used if the skin of the forehead is cut, broken or abnormal in any other way (e.g. where there is acne, eczema or any other skin problem).
Yes, these products can be used during pregnancy or while breast-feeding. However, if you are pregnant and often have headaches, tell your midwife or doctor, so that they can advise you. Severe headaches in pregnancy can be a sign of high blood pressure and you should seek urgent advice. Products of these types have been in widespread use for many years, without significant adverse reports. However, safety trials have not been conducted and medicines can harm the unborn baby.
Yes. 4head QuickStrip does not contain any products of animal origin and it has not been tested on animals.
A migraine is an intense, throbbing headache, often only on one side of the head. Sufferers usually want to rest and keep still, preferably in a quiet, darkened room. Tension headaches tend to feel like a 'band' across the forehead and are often coupled with sensitivity in the muscles at the back of the head and neck.
For everyday stress that you cannot do anything about, try using 4head Stick for fast, effective relief of your tension headaches.