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Vicks VapoRub Children’s Cough Suppressant Ointment 1.76OZ
1.76 OZ, .17 lbs. Item # 290451
Vicks VapoRub ointment is a topical chest rub that treats coughs and minor aches and pains. VapoRub has 3 active cough suppressants that are clinically proven to relieve coughs. Apply VapoRub topically to your chest or neck for fast acting cough relief.
VapoRub Children’s can be used on all children ages 2 and older to provide safe and soothing cough relief so they can sleep.
Vicks® VapoRub™ Topical Ointment
Vicks® VapoRub™ Topical Ointment
Vicks® VapoRub™ Topical Cough Suppressant—the #1-selling branded children’s cough cold product* appropriate for ages two and up—is a topical cough medicine with medicated vapors. It starts working quickly for adults as well to relieve cough symptoms.
*P&G calculation based in part on value sales data reported by The Nielsen Company through its Retail Scantrack Services in the US market to which P&G subscribes for the Respiratory Care Category for the 52 week period ending 4/15/17
On chest and throat, temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation associated with the common cold
On muscles and joints, temporarily relieves minor aches and pains of muscles and joints
Vicks® VapoRub™ FAQs
What does Vicks® VapoRub™ do?
Vicks® VapoRub™ temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation associated with the common cold. It can also be used to temporarily relieve minor aches and pains of muscles and joints.
How often can I use Vicks® VapoRub™?
For cough suppression, Vicks® VapoRub™ may be used up to three times daily. Simply rub a thick layer on your chest and throat. For muscle/joint minor aches and pains, Vicks® VapoRub™ may be applied to the affected area no more than three to four times daily.
Can Vicks® VapoRub™ be used on babies?
Vicks® VapoRub™ should only be used on children ages two years and up. Non Medicated Vicks® BabyRub™ may be used on babies three months and up. Gently massage on the chest, neck, back, and bottom of feet to help soothe and comfort your baby.
Active Ingredients: Camphor (synthetic) 4.8% (Cough Suppressant & Topical Analgesic), Eucalyptus oil 1.2% (Cough Suppressant),Menthol 2.6% (Cough Suppressant & Topical Analgesic). Inactive Ingredients: Cedarleaf Oil, Nutmeg Oil, Petrolatum, Thymol, Turpentine Oil
See important warnings under ‘When using this product’
Adults and children 2 years and over:
For cough suppression
Rub a thick layer on throat & chest
Cover with a warm, dry cloth if desired
Keep clothing loose about throat and chest to help vapors reach the nose and mouth
Use up to three times daily or as directed by doctor
For muscle/joint minor aches and pains apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
Children under 2 years: do not use
For external use only; avoid contact with eyes. Do not use: By mouth. With tight bandages. In nostrils. On wounds or damaged skin. Ask a doctor before use if you have: Cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus).Persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma or emphysema. When using this product, do not: Heat. Microwave. Add to hot water or any container where heating water. May cause splattering and result in burns. Stop use and ask a doctor if: Muscle aches and pains worsen or persist for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days . Cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by fever, rash, or persistent headache. A persistent cough may be a sign of a serious condition. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.