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VICKS VAPORUB (50g-100g)

50g, 100g

£3.49£5.99

How to treat common cold symptoms? Fight against them! When you have a cold, turn to Vicks VapoRub oinment to relieve your blocked nose, sore throat and cough due to colds.

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Description

VICKS VapoRub relieves 4 cold symptoms so the whole family can have a good night’s sleep.

When children wake up at night because of a cold (blocked nose or cough), it can disturb the whole family’s sleep!

VICKS VapoRub is a medicinal ointment which fights the symptoms of colds in adults and children above 2 years old. Thanks to its Menthol, Camphor, Eucalyptus oil and Turpentine oil, VICKS VapoRub relieves:

  • NASAL CATARRH
  • SORE THROAT
  • CONGESTION

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

VICKS VapoRub releases vapours for up to 8 hours.

VICKS VapoRub is fast acting on cold symptoms which can disturb your sleep:

• Relieves blocked nose in about 1 minute

• Reduces cough in about 15 minutes

• Releases vapours for up to 8 hours

Why is the use of VICKS VapoRub recommended?

Unpleasant symptoms such as blocked nose and cough can prevent you from getting a good night’s sleep. VICKS VapoRub applied at bedtime starts to relieve nasal congestion in about 1 minute and cough in about 15 minutes. VICKS  VapoRub releases it’s therapeutic vapours throughout the night for up to 8 hours.

How long are VICKS VapoRub’s vapours released and how should I apply it?

After VICKS VapoRub has been applied, vapours are released for up to 8 hours. For adults and children above 2 years old, gently massage onto the chest and back before going to bed. Adults can also rub VICKS VapoRub rub on the throat.

Can VICKS VapoRub be used on children?

VICKS VapoRub may only be used on children above 2 years old. Gently massage the product onto the chest and back before going to bed to help to relieve cold symptoms.

Additional information

Pack Size

50g, 100g

Uses / Instructions

1. TOPICAL APPLICATION

For adults and children above 2 years old, gently massage onto the chest and back before going to bed. Adults should also rub VICKS VapoRub rub on the throat. Whilst it is being used loose comfortable clothing should be worn, so that the vapours  can be easily inhaled.

2. INHALATION

The ointment can also be used for inhalation by adults and children above 12 years old. Melt two teaspoons of VapoRub into a suitable bowl with hot water (not boiling) and inhale the vapours.

Warnings

Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

    • For external use only
    • Avoid contact with eyes
    • Do not swallow or place in nostrils

If symptoms persist, or in case of fever, consult your doctor or pharmacist. As with all medicines, keep out of reach and sight of children. For external use only. Do not use on children under 2 years of age.

CAUTION

  • Do not heat in the microwave.
  • Never reheat the mixture.
  • This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.
  • Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.

Side Effects

irritations, rash, redness, or hives.

See patient information leaflet for more details.

Ingredients

Active Ingredients: Levomenthol 2.75% w/v, camphor 5.00 w/v, eucalyptus oil 1.50% w/v, turpentine oil 5.00% w/w.

Also contains: Thymol, cedarwood oil and white soft paraffin.

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