Temporarily relieving cough due to the common cold. It is used along with a steam vaporizer. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Vicks VapoSteam Liquid is a cough suppressant. It works by helping steam to moisten breathing passages.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Vicks VapoSteam Liquid. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Vicks VapoSteam Liquid. However, no specific interactions with Vicks VapoSteam Liquid are known at this time.
Ask your health care provider if Vicks VapoSteam Liquid may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Vicks VapoSteam Liquid as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Vicks VapoSteam Liquid.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. No COMMON side effects have been reported with Vicks VapoSteam Liquid. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately.Proper storage of Vicks VapoSteam Liquid:
Store Vicks VapoSteam Liquid at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat. Keep Vicks VapoSteam Liquid out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Vicks VapoSteam Liquid. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.