Vicks VapoRub is an ointment which is used to relieve nasal catarrh (inflammation of mucous membranes in the nose and throat), congestion (a blocked nose), sore throat and coughs due to colds.

Vicks VapoRub contains four active ingredients: Camphor, Turpentine oil, Levomenthol and Eucalyptus oil.
• Levomenthol and camphor calm a cough
• Eucalyptus oil and Levomenthol relieve nasal congestion (blocked nose)

• Eucalyptus oil relieves catarrh

Do not use Vicks VapoRub:
• if you are allergic to any of the actives or other ingredients
• on children under 2 years
• as an inhalation for children under 6 years
• on broken skin, wounds or mucous membranes
• swallow or apply directly onto the nostrils, eyes, mouth or face
• Do not bandage tightly.
• Do not use with heat wrap.
• Do not use boiling water to prepare inhalations.
• Do not heat or re-heat the mixture in a microwave.
Warnings and precautions: Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine if you have a history of airway disease or asthma

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