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Vicks VapoRub Cough Suppressant/Topical Analgesic, Ointment, 3.53 oz (100 g)

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By simply rubbing a thick layer of Vicks VapoRub ointment on your chest and a thin coating underneath the nose, you can instantly feel the medicated, menthol vapors rising up and opening nasal passages and other airways. Vicks helps to dramatically relieve common cold symptoms to help you sleep easier and get back to your normal self again.

Features & Benefits:

  • Use on chest and throat and temporarily relieves cough due to common cold
  • On muscles and joints, temporarily relieves minor aches and pains
  • Vicks Vaporous is available in two scents, Regular and lemon
Reviews
Vicks VapoRub Cough Suppressant/Topical Analgesic, Ointment, 3.53 oz (100 g) is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 38.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Powerful scent evokes childhood memories I have no idea whether Vicks Vapo-Rub has any truly medicinal properties. wouldn't even try to get through any upper-respiratory tract ailment without it. My mother and grandmothers used it liberally on me when I was a little Kid, so now that powerful scent is irrevocably linked to feelings of being safe, warm, loved, cared-for, and getting better. And that's half the battle, right there.
Date published: 2015-05-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bring Back the Old Formula Like others who have posted, something has definitely changed with VapoRub. It doesn't smell as strong. It has been posted that the formula hasn't changed but all of us couldn't be wrong. The nose knows. And while I'm writing, please bring back VapoCream. It was so much more pleasant to use. Had I known it was going to be discontinued years ago I would have bought it by the case. Pat
Date published: 2016-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pregnant and desperate I am 18 weeks pregnant and have had a horrible case of bronchitis for the past week. There is very little I can take that is safe for the baby so I haven't slept very much and am miserable from coughing. Today, a friend suggested I use Vick's VapoRub and I am SHOCKED at how much it has helped control my cough and soothe my irritated airway. THANK YOU for this awesome product!
Date published: 2015-02-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from This product is not effective. I've read a response from Vicks to another reviewer that stated there have not been any changes to the formula in recent times. However, there have obviously been changes since I used it years ago. I did not find it near as soothing nor as strong, so did not find the rub effective. It's also expensive for what it is, so I returned it to the store where I purchased it.
Date published: 2016-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Many uses for Vick's Vaporub Besides being the only thing that helps my sinus headaches, I have found that Vick's also relieves muscle pain. I had strained a muscle on my side and remembered an article I read that Vick's relieves muscle aches. I tried it on my side when I went to bed and found that my side felt much better in the morning. I really love VapoRub.
Date published: 2017-01-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from MADE IN MEXICO VICKS VAPORUB MADE IN MEXICO...YOU MUST BE VERY PROUD THAT YOU HAVE THIS PRODUCT MADE OUTSIDE THE U.S.A.THEN TURN IT AROUND TO SELL IT TO AMERICANS THAT ARE OUT OF WORK.YOU WANT TO CUT COSTS, WELL, CUT YOUR MANAGEMENT SALARIES AND FIRE ALL WHO DECIDED TO HAVE ANY OF YOR PRODUCTS MADE OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES!
Date published: 2015-06-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not the old school Rub I have to say the effectiveness of this product is lame... Guess I will have to try another brand after all these years. Quite disappointing after growing up with this cure all product. Not effective at all. I can get relief with simple steam now. Looks like another good product sell out...
Date published: 2016-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for winter ailments. Vicks Vapor Rub is great to help with the stuffiness and congestion associated with colds. I'm always stuffed up and just a sniff helps my poor nose get relief. I rub it on my chest at night to loosen the congestion in my chest. I rather do this than take pills that have side effects.
Date published: 2016-12-21
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Specs
Height 3.25 inches
Width 2.4 inches
Depth 2.3 inches
Product Weight 3.53 oz
Unit Price $47.55 per POUND (on regular retail)
Available Online
Package Count 1
Depth 2.3
Width 2.4
Height 3.25
Product Weight 3.53
Product Weight UOM oz
Extended Size 3.53 oz (100 g)
Container Type Jar
Indications On chest and throat, temporarily relieves cough due to common cold on muscles and joints, temporarily relieves minor aches and pains
Nutritional/Supplemental Facts Turpentine Oil, Camphor (4.8%), Eucalyptus Oil (1.2%), Menthol (2.6%)
Directions
Only selected information is listed on the jar label. Keep carton for future reference. 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.
Ingredients
Cedarleaf oil, nutmeg oil, special petrolatum, thymol

Safety
For external use only. 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. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a poison control center right away. Failure to follow these warning could result in serious consequences. Avoid contact with eyes.