Boots Mild Vapour Rub 3 Months Plus

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


Eucalyptus, Levomenthol, Racemic Camphor

S Clears congestion and stuffy noses S Eases colds S 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.

S 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 NG2 3AA

If you need more advice ask your pharmacist.

BRAILLE NAME (on back of pack)

Boots Children’s 3 Months Plus Vapour Rub