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Vicks Vaporub

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Formulation : Gel
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Vicks Vaporub
Dosage: noDose
Quantity: 57mL
Price: $17.80


Vicks Vaporub is a mentholated ointment used to relieve coughs and congestion due to common colds.

The menthol in this gel helps decongest passageways and provide relief from coughing caused by irritated throat or lungs. Some studies have also shown that inhaling the scent of Vicks Vaporub offers a calming effect for children.

Using Vicks Vaporub can improve the quality of sleep for children and adults suffering from a common cold thanks to its cough relief. This mentholated ointment can also be applied onto muscles and joints to provide pain relief.

Uses and Doses

Follow packaging label instructions and directions from a doctor if provided.

  • Gently rub gel onto chest and throat
  • For pain relief, spread onto affected areas
  • Can cover with a warm, dry cloth
  • Wear loose clothing around your chest and throat to ensure vapors reach your nose
  • Apply up to 3 times every 24 hours or as directed by your doctor
  • Do not heat this ointment or add to hot water to prevent burning
  • Do not use this ointment on children younger than 2
  • Do not ingest Vicks Vaporub
  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature away from heat and moisture

Side Effects

Less serious side effects are more likely than adverse effects to develop when using Vicks Vaporub, or none at all. Consult with your doctor about any symptoms you may encounter when using this mentholated ointment.

Allergic Reactions

Do not use Vicks Vaporub if you are allergic to menthol. Stop using this rub and contact your doctor if you notice any signs of an allergic reaction.

Vicks Vaporub allergy symptoms may include:

  • Hives
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat


Do not get Vicks Vaporub in your eyes; immediately rinse with water if contact occurs.

Before using Vicks Vaporub, consult with your doctor if you have a cough with mucus or a cough caused by smoking, asthma, or emphysema.

Do not use this mentholated ointment on a child younger than 2 years old.

Consult with your doctor before using Vicks Vaporub when pregnant. Avoid using this ointment on your chest while breastfeeding.

Topical medication like Vicks Vaporub is unlikely to interact with other medicines you take but make sure you tell your doctor about all your current medications including over the counter ones, vitamins, and herbal products.

Form and Strength

This medication is available in gel form in quantities of 57mL.


How does Vicks Vaporub work?

This mentholated ointment provides vapors that enter your airways through inhalation to soothe coughs and ease breathing. When applied to your chest and throat at night, Vicks Vaporub can improve your quality of sleep while suffering from a cold.

What ingredients are in Vicks Vaporub?

Vicks Vaporub contains camphor, eucalyptus oil, and menthol. These combine to offer cough suppressant properties that improve symptoms of the common cold. Camphor is also a topical analgesic which provides relief for sore muscles.



Additional information

Brand Name:

Vicks Vaporub

Scientific Name:

Menthol – non Rx

Other Names:

Vicks Vaporub



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