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CVS Medicated Chest Rub Cherry Scent

Dosage form: ointment
Ingredients: CAMPHOR 48mg in 1g, EUCALYPTUS OIL 12mg in 1g, MENTHOL 26mg in 1g
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy Inc
NDC Code: 59779-716

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Drug Facts

Active ingredients

Camphor 4.8%

Eucalyptus oil 1.2%

Menthol 2.6%


Camphor - Cough suppressant/topical analgesic

Eucalyptus oil - Cough suppressant

Menthol - Cough suppressant/topical analgesic

  • temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation associated with a cold
  • temporarily relieves minor aches and pains of muscles and joints


For external use only

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • chronic cough that lasts or as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema

When using this product
  • do not heat
  • do not microwave
  • do not add to hot water or any container where heating water. May cause splattering and result in burns.
  • do not take by mouth or place in nostrils
  • do not get into eyes
  • do not bandage tightly
  • do not apply to wounds or damaged skin

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash, or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.
  • muscle aches and pains worsen, persist for more than 7 days, or clear up and occur again within a few days

If pregnant or breast-feeding ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children

In case of accidental ingestion, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


see important warnings under "When using this product"

  • adults and children 2 years and over:
  • rub a thick layer on the chest & throat, or rub on sore aching muscles
  • cover with a warm, dry cloth if desired
  • keep clothing loose about the throat and chest to help vapors reach the nose/mouth
  • repeat up to three times per 24 hours, or as directed by a doctor
  • children under 2 years: ask a doctor

Inactive ingredients

cedarleaf oil, fragrance, nutmeg oil, thymol, turpentine oil, white petrolatum

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CVS Pharmacy Medicated Chest Rub

Cough Suppressant Topical Analgesic


Cherry Scent

cough suppressant topical analgesic ointment
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-716
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-716-011 JAR (JAR) in 1 CARTON
150 g in 1 JAR
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34101/01/2010
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy Inc (062312574)

Revised: 01/2010
CVS Pharmacy Inc

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