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Vicks vapodrops

Generic Name: Menthol Lozenges (MEN thol)
Brand Name: Cepacol Regular Strength, Cepacol Sore Throat, Dads Menthol Throat Drop, Flanax Cough Relief, Halls Cough Drops, ...show all 16 brand names.
Easy-to-read patient leaflet for Vicks VapoDrops. Includes indications, proper use, special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.
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Drug Information:
This medicine may interact with other drugs or health problems. Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take this medicine (Vicks VapoDrops) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor. Use this medicine (Vicks VapoDrops) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely. Learn more

Vicks vapodrops Side Effects

Vicks Cough Drops Side Effects

Note: This document contains side effect information about menthol topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Vicks Cough Drops.

For the Consumer

Applies to menthol topical: external aerosol, external aerosol powder, external cream, external gel, external kit, external liquid, external lotion, external patch, external solution

Other dosage forms:

  • mouth/throat lozenge

What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?

WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

  • Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
  • Very bad skin irritation.

What are some other side effects of this drug?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:

  • Skin irritation.
  • Burning or stinging feeling. Most of the time, this will go away after a few days.

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to menthol topical: compounding crystal, mucous membrane lozenge, topical cream, topical film, topical gel, topical liquid, topical lotion, topical pad, topical powder, topical spray, topical stick

Hypersensitivity

Frequency not reported: Hypersensitivity

Gastrointestinal

Frequency not reported: Glossodynia, oral discomfort

Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by USARx EDITORIAL TEAM Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Vicks Vapodrops (www.drugs.com/cdi/vicks-vapodrops.html).