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Important: The information below refers to medicines available in the United States that contain camphor.

Medications containing camphor:

camphor topical

Brand names: Vicks VapoSteam, Camphor Spirit, Soothing Liniment, Benadryl Children's Itch Cooling Gel
Drug class(es): topical rubefacient
Camphor topical is used in the treatment of:

Multi-ingredient medications containing camphor:

allantoin/camphor/phenol topical

Brand names: Blistex
Drug class(es): miscellaneous topical agents
Allantoin/camphor/phenol topical is used in the treatment of:

camphor/capsaicin/methyl salicylate topical

Drug class(es): topical rubefacient

camphor/capsicum/menthol topical

Camphor/capsicum/menthol topical is used in the treatment of:

camphor/eucalyptus/menthol topical

Brand names: Vicks VapoRub
Drug class(es): topical rubefacient
Camphor/eucalyptus/menthol topical is used in the treatment of:

camphor/lidocaine/methyl salicylate topical

Brand names: Viva
Drug class(es): topical anesthetics
Camphor/lidocaine/methyl salicylate topical is used in the treatment of:

camphor/menthol topical

Brand names: Sarna, Tiger Balm, Freeze It, Men-phor
Drug class(es): topical rubefacient
Camphor/menthol topical is used in the treatment of:

camphor/menthol/methyl salicylate topical

Brand names: Bengay Ultra Strength Cream, FlexAll 454 Ultra Plus
Drug class(es): topical rubefacient
Camphor/menthol/methyl salicylate topical is used in the treatment of:

camphor/menthol/tetracaine topical

Brand names: Tetramex

Camphor/menthol/tetracaine topical is used in the treatment of:

camphor/phenol topical

Brand names: Campho-Phenique
Drug class(es): mouth and throat products, topical rubefacient

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