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Vicks VapoSteam by Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: camphor (synthetic) 0.062g in 1mL
Labeler: Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company
NDC Code: 37000-522

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Vicks® VapoSteam®

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Camphor 6.2%


Cough suppressant


temporarily relieves cough associated with a cold


For external use only.

Flammable. Keep away from fire or flame.

For steam inhalation only.

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

When using this product, do not
  • heat
  • microwave
  • use near an open flame
  • take by mouth
  • direct steam from the vaporizer too close to the face
  • add to hot water or any container where heating water except when adding to cold water only in a hot steam vaporizer. May cause splattering and result in burns.

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.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of eye exposure (flush eyes with water); or in case of accidental ingestion, seek medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • see important warnings under "When using this product"
  • adults & children 2 years & over: use 1 tablespoon of solution for each quart of water or 1½ teaspoons of solution for each pint of water
  • add solution directly to cold water only in a hot steam vaporizer
  • follow manufacturer's directions for using vaporizer
  • breathe in medicated vapors
  • may be repeated up to 3 times a day
  • children under 2 years: do not use

Other information
  • close container tightly and store at room temperature away from heat

Inactive ingredients

alcohol 78%, cedarleaf oil, eucalyptus oil, laureth-7, menthol, nutmeg oil, poloxamer 124, silicone



Dist. by Procter & Gamble,
Cincinnati OH 45202.

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 236 ml Bottle Carton




Cough Suppressant


Increases the action of steam
to relieve coughs from colds

See Drug Facts

8 FL OZ (236 ml)

camphor (synthetic) liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:37000-522
Route of AdministrationRESPIRATORY (INHALATION)DEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
camphor (synthetic) (camphor (synthetic)) camphor (synthetic)0.062 g  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
cedar leaf oil 
eucalyptus oil 
nutmeg oil 
poloxamer 124 
Product Characteristics
FlavorImprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:37000-522-081 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 CARTON
1236 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34102/28/1995
Labeler - Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company (004238200)
Procter & Gamble Manufactura, S. de R.L. de C.V.812807550MANUFACTURE(37000-522)

Revised: 10/2012
Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company

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