Vicks Vaporub 50g
Vicks Vaporub 50g
With a refreshing infusion of menthol and eucalyptus, Vaporub is the trusted treatment against colds, coughs and congestion.
- Vicks Vaporub 50g is the powerful 4-in-1 treatment for cold and flu
- Contains menthol and camphor to calm your cough
- Eucalyptus eases nasal congestion, clears away catarrh and allows you to breathe easily again
- Can be inhaled or applied topically to your chest
- Suitable for adults, children and infants over 6 months
Levomenthol 2.75% w/w, Camphor 5.00% w/w, Eucalyptus Oil 1.50% w/w, Turpentine Oil 5.00% w/w Also includes Thymol, Nutmeg Oil, Cedarwood Oil, White Soft Paraffin
Usage and Instructions
Rub Vicks VapoRub liberally on the chest, throat and back, covering the whole affected area for maximum effect. Wear loose clothes to allow vapours to be inhaled easily.
For children (infants and babies over 6 months), apply lightly to the chest and back and rub in gently.
Alternatively, you can use the inhalation method. Melt two teaspoons of Vicks VapoRub in very hot (but not boiling) water. Inhale the medicated vapours for 10-15 minutes.
Caution: Never reheat the mixture.
Do not use Vicks VapoRub on babies under 6 months of age.
Do not swallow this product or place it inside your nostrils.
If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or taking any other medicines, consult your doctor before taking this product.
There are some slight side effects associated with this product, although not everyone will get them.
Occasionally, Vicks VapoRub can cause temporary reddening of the skin in the region where the product has been applied.
This is normal, and the redness fades and disappears within hours without any further action. If the reddening does not disappear or if you notice anything else unusual, or have any unexpected side effects, please talk to your doctor or pharmacist.