MANUFACTURER: PROCTER & GAMBLE CONSUMER. INDICATIONS: Vicks Vaporub Ointment The Vicks VapoRub medicated vapors begin to work immediately to relieve your cough. VapoRub is applied externally, so it doesn't interact with other medication the way pills can. VapoRub is not likely to cause drowsiness or jittery side effects. Since VapoRub is a topical cough medicine, it may be an alternative for diabetics looking for an alternative to oral cough medicines that may contain sugar. Temporarily relieves: cough, nasal congestion due to the common cold. Temporarily relieves on aching muscles: minor aches and pains. .
4. 8% Camphor (cough suppressant & topical analgesic), 2. 6% Menthol (cough suppressant & topical analgesic), 1. 2% Eucalyptus oil (cough suppressant).
Cedarleaf Oil, Nutmeg Oil, Special Petrolatum, Thymol, Turpentine Oil.
Under 2 years: ask a doctor.
Adults and children 2 years and older: Rub a thick layer on chest & throat or rub on sore aching muscles. If desired, cover with a dry soft cloth but keep clothing loose. Repeat up to 3 times daily. See important warnings about not using near flame, in hot water, or in a microwave oven. Improper use may cause the mixture to splatter and cause burns.
For external use only, avoid contact with eyes.
Do not use:
Ask a doctor before use if you have:
- by mouth.
- with tight bandages.
- in nostrils.
- on wounds or damaged skin.
When using this product do not: heat. microwave. use near an open flame. add to hot water or any container where heating water. May cause splattering and result in burns.
- excessive phlegm (mucus).
- persistent or chronic cough.
- cough associated with smoking.
Stop use and ask a doctor if: muscle aches/pains persist more than 7 days or come back. cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash, or headache that lasts. These could be the signs of a serious condition. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. In case of accidental ingestion, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
California’s Proposition 65 Warning: May This item contains chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. Reference by California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) at: www.oehha.ca.gov/prop65/prop65_list/Newlist.html.
Shipping Weight : 0.30 lb