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Vicks VapoRub

Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company

  • Description
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Indications & Usage
  • Contraindications
  • Warnings
  • Precautions
  • Side Effects
  • Overdosage
  • Dosage & Administration
  • How Supplied
  • Patient Counseling Information
  • Supplemental Patient Material
  • Boxed Warning
  • Patient Package Insert
Vicks VapoRub

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FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Purpose

Active ingredients Purpose
Camphor 4.8% Cough suppressant & topical analgesic
Eucalyptus oil 1.2% Cough suppressant
Menthol 2.6% Cough suppressant & topical analgesic

Uses

  • on chest and throat, temporarily relieves cough due to common cold
  • on muscles and joints, temporarily relieves minor aches and pains

Warnings

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 persist more than 7 days or come back
  • cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash, or persistent headache. These could be signs 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.

Directions

see important warnings under "When using this product"

  • adults and children 2 years and over:
  • rub a thick layer on chest & throat or rub on sore aching muscles
  • cover with a warm, dry cloth if desired
  • keep clothing loose about throat/chest to help vapors reach the nose/mouth
  • repeat up to three times per 24 hours or as directed by doctor
  • children under 2 years: do not use

Other information

  • store at room temperature

Inactive ingredients

cedarleaf oil, nutmeg oil, special petrolatum, thymol, turpentine oil

Questions?

1-800-873-8276

Made in Mexico by
Procter & Gamble Manufactura, S. de R.L. de C.V.
Dist. by Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati OH 45202.

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 170 g Jar Carton

VICKS®

VapoRub®

COUGH SUPPRESSANT
TOPICAL ANALGESIC

Ointment

See Drug Facts

NET WT
6 OZ (170 g)

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 170 g Jar Carton

Vicks VapoRub

Camphor (synthetic), Eucalyptus oil, and Menthol OINTMENT

Product Information

Product Type Human otc drug label Item Code (Source) NDC:37000-544
Route of Administration TOPICAL DEA Schedule

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
CAMPHOR (SYNTHETIC) 0.048 g
EUCALYPTUS OIL 0.012 g
MENTHOL 0.026 g

Inactive Ingredients

Ingredient Name Strength
CEDAR LEAF OIL
NUTMEG OIL
THYMOL
TURPENTINE OIL

Product Characteristics

Color
WHITE

Packaging

# Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
1 50 in 1 JAR
2 100 in 1 JAR
3 170 in 1 JAR
4 NDC:37000-544-06 1 in 1 CARTON

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
part part341 1993-07-30


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