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Vicks VapoRub Cough Suppressant Ointment

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$6.49 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • TOPICAL COUGH SUPPRESSANT. Clinically proven to reduce cough. Rub a thick layer of VapoRub ointment on your chest and throat for cough relief so you can breathe easier
  • POWERFUL & EFFECTIVE VICKS SCENT. Medicated Vicks Vapors contains a proprietary blend of fragrance ingredients including menthol & camphor that go straight to the source of your cough
  • RELIEVE MINOR ACHES AND PAINS. Apply a thick layer of the VapoRub ointment to relieve minor aches and pains in your muscles and joints
  • SOOTHES & COMFORTS ON CONTACT. Soothing medicated Vicks vapors start working fast for proven cough relief day or night
  • TRUSTED VICKS RELIEF FROM THE WORLD'S #1 SELLING OTC COUGH & COLD BRAND*

Description

Vicks VapoRub topical cough suppressant is brought to you by the world's #1 selling OTC cough and cold brand*! Vicks VapoRub is a topical cough over-the-counter medicine with powerful Vicks vapors. It works quickly to relieve coughs so you can breathe easier. Vicks VapoRub is specially formulated with three active cough suppressants: menthol, camphor, and eucalyptus oil. To use, rub a thick layer of the medicated ointment on your chest and throat to temporarily relieve cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation associated with the common cold. Keep clothing loose around throat and chest to allow the Vicks Vapors to reach the nose and mouth and go straight to the source of your cough. Use up to three times daily or as directed by a doctor for soothing and comforting relief. VapoRub can also be used as a topical analgesic to temporarily relieve minor aches and pains in your muscles and joints. To use for muscle and joint aches and pains: apply to affected area not more than three to four times daily.*Nicolas Hall's global OTC sales database, DB6.
Suggested Age: 2 Years and Up
Product Warning: Consult a doctor if you are pregnant or nursing
Product Form: Rub
Primary Active Ingredient: Camphor
Package Quantity: 1
Net weight: 1.76 Ounces
Features: Daytime and Nighttime Use
TCIN: 13327570
UPC: 323900003613
Item Number (DPCI): 094-03-0157
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Active ingredients

camphor (synthetic) 4.8% eucalyptus oil 1.2% menthol 2.6%

Purpose

Cough suppressant & topical analgesic Cough suppressant Cough suppressant & topical analgesic

Directions

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 & 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

Inactive ingredients

inactive ingredients: cedarleaf oil, nutmeg oil, petrolatum, thymol, turpentine oil

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 2.36 inches length x 2.28 inches width x 2.17 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.16 pounds

Return details

This item can be returned to any Target store or Target.com.
This item must be returned within 90 days of the date it was purchased in store, shipped, delivered by a Shipt shopper, or made ready for pickup.
See the return policy for complete information.

Q: Can you put a dab directly into your nose?

submitted by Jules McCarthy - 5 months ago
  • A: Since VapoRub is an oil-based medication, it should never be used under or inside the nose, Jules. As mentioned on the label, Vicks VapoRub should be applied only to the chest and throat to temporarily relieve cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation associated with the common cold, and on muscles and joints to temporarily relieve minor aches and pains of muscles and joints. If you're experiencing dry or irritated skin around the nose, we recommend our Vicks Sinex Nasal Balm which provides moisture to help heal and soothe.

    submitted byVicks - 5 months ago
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 1735 reviews
87% would recommend
95 recommendations
value: 4.31 out of 5
quality: 4.47 out of 5
effectiveness: 4.44 out of 5

Aches and pain

5 out of 5 stars
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YoYo - 1 month ago
This stuff is great I use it for muscle pain I have bone on bone knee pain I used it also for neck pain better than tiger balm !!!!
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Household staple

5 out of 5 stars
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Rocket - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
I mean… it’s Vicks! I use it, my children use it too. It’s effective and makes us feel much better.
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
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Changed Formula Won't buy again.

1 out of 5 stars
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Shnook - 3 months ago
I thought it was me. Clearly they have ruined a product that worked Had been around for at least 100 Years no joke. Now it’s useless! How sad! I need to find something else. I’ll try the off brand as someone else recommended. They change products ALWAYS to save money ALWAYS! And they will lose out.
1 reply from Vicks team - 3 months ago
We're sorry you didn't feel that our VapoRub ointment was working, Shnook. Our products undergo many quality checks to ensure safey and efficacy. We recommend our product to treat a cough caused by a cold or for soothing muscle and joint aches and pains, and you should follow the instructions and precautions on the label for best results. If your symptoms don't improve after use, we recommend consulting your doctor. We want you to have the care you need, and your loyalty and satisfaction are very important to us. Our Vicks Team would like to gather details of your experience to see how we can further help. Please give us a call at 1-800-362-1683 from 9AM — 6PM EST Monday – Friday.
value: 1 out of 5
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
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Long time user

5 out of 5 stars
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Deb - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
Vicks has been a staple in my medicine cabinet.
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Does the job!!

5 out of 5 stars
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Hlnbck - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
Great product, works quickly
quality: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Vicks

5 out of 5 stars
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Mazey - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
Works great for coughing
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Trusted brand, does the trick

5 out of 5 stars
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Andrea - 6 months ago, Verified purchaser
Love this product, we just on the kids chest anytime they have a cough because they are still to young to take cough medicine
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Supplement

5 out of 5 stars
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Good product - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
Using as tea tree oil for toes
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Jay

5 out of 5 stars
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Jay - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
Great EXCELLENT refreshing
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Great for night time coughing

5 out of 5 stars
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Lovestarget - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
I used this on my kids when they were coughing at night. It worked well! It does stain their pj's though
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Vicks

5 out of 5 stars
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Vicks - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
Really soothes breathing and cough.
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Works!

5 out of 5 stars
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Mom of 4 - 8 months ago, Verified purchaser
Works like a charm for those nasty coughs kids have
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Not the same

1 out of 5 stars
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Mvh - 8 months ago, Verified purchaser
It’s not the same anymore. They’ve changed the formula. As other reviews mentioned, the menthol isn’t as strong and there’s something else in it I don’t like. My parents used Vicks on my 30yrs ago and I regularly used when I’m sick. I’ve gotten this twice in the last 2yrs and still is not the same. The offbrand has a stronger menthol scent and that’s what I’ve been using.
1 reply from Vicks team - 8 months ago
Please know that we go to great lengths to ensure you have a safe, positive experience with Vicks VapoRub when used as directed, and while our inactive ingredient levels have changed, the active ingredients and effective results you love and trust remain the same. We understand the frustration you don't get the relief you expect, and we appreciate you sharing this review. We would like to learn more and see how we can help, so to discuss this further, call us at 1-800-362-1683, M - F, 9 AM to 6 PM EST.
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
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Vapor rub

5 out of 5 stars
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Meow23 - 9 months ago, Verified purchaser
It’s vapor rub. I always use it when sick.
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
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Vicks

5 out of 5 stars
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MamuBot - 9 months ago, Verified purchaser
Always great! Vicks is my cure all for everything!
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
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Does its thing

5 out of 5 stars
MamaH - 9 months ago, Verified purchaser
Always does it’s job. Vicks is always the go to
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Vicks

5 out of 5 stars
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Alixia - 10 months ago
You really can’t go wrong with Vicks
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
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Vicks vapor is the best

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Sugarmama 50 - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
Vicks is a great product on so many levels.
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
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Love it

5 out of 5 stars
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Angie - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
I love how useful it is
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Product Has Changed

3 out of 5 stars
Grandma C - 1 year ago
Just doesn’t seem as strong as years ago so I’m not sure if I would purchase again.
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