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CVS Vapor Steam

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Feb 22, 2021.

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: CAMPHOR (SYNTHETIC) 0.623g in 10mL
Labeler: CVS
NDC Code: 69842-256

CVS Vapor Steam

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Camphor 6.2%

Purpose

Cough suppressant

Use

temporarily relieves cough ocurring with a cold

Warnings

For external use only.

Flammable. Keep away from fire or flame.

For steam inhalation only.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

• a cough that lasts or is chronic such as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema

• cough that ocurs 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.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. In case of eye exposure, flush with water.

Directions
  • 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 teaspoonful 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 the medicated vapors
  • use up to three times daily or as directed by a doctor
  • children under 2 years: ask a doctor

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

Inactive ingredients

alcohol (78%), cedarleaf oil, dimethicone, eucalyptus oil, laureth-7, menthol, nutmeg oil, poloxamer 124

Tamper-evident: do not use if the imprinted seal under the cap is broken or missing.

Keep this carton. It has important information.

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 8oz

CVS Health

Compare to the active ingredient in Vicks ® VapoSteam ®*

VAPOR STEAM

COUGH SUPPRESSANT

CAMPHOR

Liquid Medication for Hot Steam Vaporizers

  • Increases the acyion of steam for colds
  • Relieves Cough to Help You Rest

Soothing Menthol Scent

CAUTION: NOT FOR INTERNAL USE

8 fl oz (237 mL)

CVS VAPOR STEAM 
camphor (synthetic) liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:69842-256
Route of AdministrationRESPIRATORY (INHALATION)DEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
CAMPHOR (SYNTHETIC) (CAMPHOR (SYNTHETIC)) CAMPHOR (SYNTHETIC)0.623 g  in 10 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ALCOHOL 
CEDAR LEAF OIL 
EUCALYPTUS OIL 
LAURETH-7 
MENTHOL 
NUTMEG OIL 
POLOXAMER 124 
DIMETHICONE 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:69842-256-081 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 CARTON
1236 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2NDC:69842-256-041 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 CARTON
2118 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34111/02/2011
Labeler - CVS (062312574)
Registrant - Weeks & Leo Co., Inc. (005290028)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Weeks & Leo Co., Inc.005290028manufacture(69842-256)

 
CVS

Further information

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