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July 2013.

If this medicine is accidentally swallowed
In the case of accidental swallowing of Jackson’s Vapour
Rub by you or a child, it is important to consult a physician
without delay who can provide any necessary treatment.
Do not try to induce vomiting.
Take the pack with you so that the doctor knows what you
have swallowed

Like all medicines Jackson's Vapour Rub can cause side
effects, although not everybody gets them. In normal use,
the vapour rub will just produce a warming effect on your
skin. If however any of the following effects occur, stop
using the product and tell your doctor or pharmacist:
• skin rash, hives (itchy red weals)
• red, inflamed, blistered, dry, itchy, sore or cracked skin
• flushing
• headache.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist
or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed
in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via
the Yellow Card Scheme at
By reporting side effects you can help provide more
information on the safety of this medicine.

Taking other medicines:
Check with your doctor before using this medicine if you
are taking any of the following:
• Warfarin (a medicine to thin the blood/prevent clotting).
Pregnancy and breastfeeding:
Check with your doctor before using this medicine if you
are pregnant or breastfeeding.


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