Vicks VapoRub Ointment - 1.7 oz
When applied to chest and throat, temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation associated with the common cold. When applied to muscles and joints, temporarily relieves minor aches and pains of muscles and joints.
Directions: See important warnings under "When using this product". Adults and children 2 years and over: For cough suppression, rub a thick layer on throat and 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. Store at room temperature.
Active Ingredients: Camphor (Synthetic) 4.8%; Eucalyptus Oil 1.2%; Menthol 2.6%
Inactive Ingredients: Cedarleaf Oil; Nutmeg Oil; Petrolatum; Thymol; Turpentine Oil
Warnings: Failure to follow these warnings could result in serious consequences. 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.
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