Vicks Vaporub

Last Update February 14, 2016
Taken for: Cough, Common Cold, Flu
Vicks VapoRub ointment is a mentholated topical Cream (pharmaceutical) manufactured by Vicks, intended to assist with minor medical co...
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Vicks Vaporub for Common Cold

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I use it as vaporub for colds. Apparently it's great if y...
| rebellion.nerdfitness.com
" ...evenings or weekends.   I worship Tiger Balm. Not only works on sore muscles, but I use it as vaporub for colds. Apparently it's great if... "

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I use it as vaporub for colds. Apparently it's great if y...
| rebellion.nerdfitness.com
" ...evenings or weekends.   I worship Tiger Balm. Not only works on sore muscles, but I use it as vaporub for colds. Apparently it's great if you have arthritis... "

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I use it as vaporub for colds. Apparently it's great if y...
| rebellion.nerdfitness.com
" ...evenings or weekends.   I worship Tiger Balm. Not only works on sore muscles, but I use it as vaporub for colds. Apparently it's great if you have arthritis... "

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kind. I am getting over a cold too. Vicks Vaporub helped m...
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" ...the one thing to add from my list is that Sudafed is safe just not the PE kind. I am getting over a cold too. Vicks Vaporub helped me a lot with my stuffy nose and... "

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I had a cold it was Vicks VapoRub on my chest and under...
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" When I had a cold it was Vicks VapoRub on my chest and under my nose. Also nasal saline saved my life! That stuff is the best!! It flushes out the mucus while keeping your... "

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DM used Vicks vaporub for colds.....I had learned that it...
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" My DM used Vicks vaporub for colds.....I had learned that it was not that good for kids so I never really used it for DD....I did put it into the humidifier however....My Mom also said that... "

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PregnancyI have a terrible head cold, and the only list o...
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" Vicks VapoRub And Pregnancy I have a terrible head cold, and the only list of things my ob gave me that i can take is cough drops. Vicks vaporub has always worked for me, but does anyone know ...it's... "

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colds usually affect my sinuses the most. I generally take...
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" My colds usually affect my sinuses the most. I generally take sudafed, and if it is really bad will add acetaminophen. At night, I have found... "

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on my chest as I had a bad cold and awoke with a very red,...
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" Used Vaporub last night on my chest as I had a bad cold and awoke with a very red, itchy chest the next morning. It's driving me crazy. Used... "

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last time lo had a cold the humidifier was doing absolutley...
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" Yes! last time lo had a cold the humidifier was doing absolutley nothing, and she wouldn't stay at an incline for the life of me. we've used baby vaporub since she was 4... "

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Common Cold medications
Vicks Vaporub
8,831 discussions
Taken for: Cough, Common Cold, Flu
Other names: Camphor-Eucalyptus Oil-Menthol, Medicated Chest Rub, Vaporizing Ointment
Method of use: Ointment
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.5
Satisfaction
3.6
Helpfulness
Tylenol
691,090 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Headaches, Fever, Teething, Migraines
Other names: Acetaminophen, Tylenol With Codeine, Tylenol Cold, Infant's Tylenol, Panadol
Method of use: Oral Drops, Pill, Rectal Ointment
Prescribing mode: OTC
2.9
Satisfaction
1.2
Helpfulness
Acetaminophen
348,873 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Headaches, Fever, Pain Relief, Migraines
Other names: Tylenol, Calpol, Panadol, Fever Reducer, Paramol
Method of use: Injection, Oral Drops, Oral Gel, Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
2.8
Satisfaction
1.1
Helpfulness
Sudafed
61,687 discussions
Taken for: Allergies, Common Cold, Sinus Infections, Congestion, Flu
Other names: Pseudoephedrine, Nasal Decongestant, Pseudoephedrine HCl, Sinus & Allergy, Suphedrine
Method of use: Oral Drops, Pill, Syrup
Prescribing mode: OTC
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Helpfulness
Benadryl
365,500 discussions
Taken for: Allergies, Itching, Hives, Rash, Insomnia
Other names: Unisom, Anti Histamine, Allergy Medicine, Diphenhydramine HCl, Simply Sleep
Method of use: Injection, Ointment, Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.0
Satisfaction
2.3
Helpfulness
Cough Drops
24,948 discussions
Taken for: Cough, Sore Throat, Common Cold, Flu, Congestion
Other names: Honey Lemon, Throat Lozenges, Cough Suppressant, Menthol Cough Drops, Cherry Cough Drops
Method of use: Lozenge
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.1
Satisfaction
2.4
Helpfulness
Neti Pot
39,115 discussions
Taken for: Common Cold, Congestion, Flu, Chronic Sinusitis, Nasal Congestion
Other names:
3.4
Satisfaction
4.4
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Nasal Spray
82,710 discussions
Taken for: Allergies, Flu, Sinus Infections, Seasonal Allergies*, Common Cold
Other names: Afrin, Afrin Nasal, Saline Spray, Mucinex, Nose Spray
Method of use: Inhalation
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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Calpol
119,831 discussions
Taken for: Teething, Pain, Fever, Pain Relief, Headaches
Other names: Acetaminophen, Tylenol, Panadol, Fever Reducer, Infant's Tylenol
Prescribing mode: OTC
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Cough Syrup
61,216 discussions
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Other names: Robitussin, Guaifenesin, Mucinex, Expectorant, Tussin
Method of use: Syrup
Prescribing mode: OTC
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