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Mentholatum Natural Chest Rub

Generic name: menthol
Dosage form: ointment
Drug class: Topical rubefacient

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jun 21, 2021.

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Active ingredient

Menthol, natural 2.7%

Purpose

Menthol, natural - Cough suppressant

Uses

  • temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation associated with a cold
  • reduces cough to help you sleep

Warnings

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

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.

Directions

  • see important warnings under "When using this product"
  • adults and children under 2 years and over:
  • rub a thick layer on the throat and chest
  • cover with a warm, dry cloth if desired
  • clothing should be left loose about the throat and chest to help vapors reach the nose and mouth
  • use up to 3 times daily, or as directed by a doctor
  • children under 2 years: ask a doctor

Inactive ingredients

cetearyl alcohol, cetearyl glucoside, eucalyptus globulus leaf oil, fragrance, glycine soja (soybean) lipids, hydrogenated jojoba oil, hydrogenated olive oil, hydrogenated soybean oil, phytosterols, tocopheryl acetate [vitamin E], vegetable oil

Questions?

Toll free 1-877-636-2677 MON - FRI 9AM to 5 PM (EST)

www.mentholatum.com

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Mentholatum Natural Chest Rub

Nighttime Cough Suppressant with Menthol

The Mentholatum Company

Orchard Park, NY 14127

Mentholatum Natural Chest Rub
menthol natural ointment
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:10742-8729
Route of Administration TOPICAL DEA Schedule
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
MENTHOL (MENTHOL) MENTHOL 27 mg in 1 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
CETOSTEARYL ALCOHOL
CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF
SOYBEAN
JOJOBA OIL
OLIVE OIL
HYDROGENATED SOYBEAN OIL
ALPHA-TOCOPHEROL ACETATE
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:10742-8729-1 1 TUBE (TUBE) in 1 CARTON
1 50 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
OTC monograph final part341 08/02/2010
Labeler - The Mentholatum Company (002105757)
The Mentholatum Company