Skip to Content



PDF options:  View Fullscreen   Download PDF

PDF Transcript

FRONT OF PACK (Refer to Brand principles and readability guidelines)

Eucalyptus, Levomenthol, Racemic Camphor
 Clears congestion and stuffy noses
 Eases colds
 Helps breathing
45 g e
BACK OF PACK (Refer to readability guidelines)
Read all of this carton for full instructions.

What this medicine is for
This medicine contains a combination of volatile oils for effective cold relief. It can be used to
clear congestion, blocked noses and coughs due to colds.

Before you use this medicine
X Do not use:

 If your child is under 3 months
 If your child is allergic to any of the ingredients
Information for adults intending to use this medicine:
All of the information on the carton applies to you as well.
Talk to your pharmacist or doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

 How to use this medicine
Check the seal is not broken before first use. If it is, do not use the medicine.
For use on the skin only.

How much to use

How often to use

Children of 3 months and
over and adults

Apply a small amount to the
chest and back (for older
children and adults use a
moderate amount)

When you need to but
particularly at bedtime

Do not use on children under 3 months.
If your child’s symptoms do not go away talk to your pharmacist or doctor.
! If someone accidentally swallows some: Go to your nearest hospital casualty department
straight away. Take this medicine with you. Do not try to make them sick.

Possible side effects
Most people will not have problems, but some may get some of these:
 Occasionally, an allergic skin reaction (skin rash, red, itchy skin)

 Irritation of the skin
If any side effect becomes severe, or you notice any side effect not listed here, please
tell your pharmacist or doctor.

How to store this medicine
Do not store above 25°C.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date on the side panel of the carton.

Active ingredients
This ointment contains Eucalyptus Oil 1.5% w/w, Levomenthol 1% w/w, Racemic Camphor
6% w/w.
Also contains: white soft paraffin.
PL 00014/0562
Text prepared 1/11
Manufactured by the Marketing Authorisation holder The Boots Company PLC Nottingham
If you need more advice ask your pharmacist.
BRAILLE NAME (on back of pack)
Boots Children’s 3 Months Plus Vapour Rub

+ Expand Transcript

Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.