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Vicks VapoRub (Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company)

Available Formats

Dosage Form Package Information Links
OINTMENT 1 JAR in 1 CARTON (37000-544-01) > 50 g in 1 JAR Label Information
OINTMENT 1 JAR in 1 CARTON (37000-544-06) > 170 g in 1 JAR Label Information
OINTMENT 1 JAR in 1 CARTON (37000-544-03) > 100 g in 1 JAR Label Information

Complete Vicks VapoRub Information

  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    Drug Facts


  • ACTIVE INGREDIENT

    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


  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    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)

    544


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    VICKS VAPORUB 
    camphor (synthetic), eucalyptus oil, and menthol ointment
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:37000-544
    Route of Administration TOPICAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    CAMPHOR (SYNTHETIC) (UNII: 5TJD82A1ET) (CAMPHOR (SYNTHETIC) - UNII:5TJD82A1ET) CAMPHOR (SYNTHETIC) 0.048 g  in 1 g
    EUCALYPTUS OIL (UNII: 2R04ONI662) (EUCALYPTUS OIL - UNII:2R04ONI662) EUCALYPTUS OIL 0.012 g  in 1 g
    MENTHOL (UNII: L7T10EIP3A) (MENTHOL - UNII:L7T10EIP3A) MENTHOL 0.026 g  in 1 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    CEDAR LEAF OIL (UNII: BJ169U4NLG)  
    NUTMEG OIL (UNII: Z1CLM48948)  
    THYMOL (UNII: 3J50XA376E)  
    TURPENTINE OIL (UNII: C5H0QJ6V7F)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color white Score     
    Shape Size
    Flavor Imprint Code
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:37000-544-01 1 in 1 CARTON 07/30/1993
    1 50 g in 1 JAR; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2 NDC:37000-544-03 1 in 1 CARTON 07/30/1993
    2 100 g in 1 JAR; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    3 NDC:37000-544-06 1 in 1 CARTON 07/30/1993
    3 170 g in 1 JAR; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    4 NDC:37000-544-05 12 g in 1 CONTAINER; Type 0: Not a Combination Product 07/30/1993
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph final part341 07/30/1993
    Labeler - The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company (004238200)