Boots Children's Vapour Rub - 45g

45 G | £0.04 per 1G

Eases coughs, colds and helps breathing.
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Suitable for: Children of 2 years and over, and adults.
Active ingredients: Eucalyptus Oil, Levomenthol, Racemic Camphor.


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Boots Children's Vapour Rub contains a combination of volatile oils for effective cold relief. It can be used to clear congestion, blocked noses and coughs due to colds.

Suitable for

Children over 2 years old, and adults.


Age Restriction

You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.

How to use

Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.

Check the seal is not broken before first use. If it is, do not use this medicine.

For use on skin only.

Children of 2 years 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. Rub gently and leave clothes loose to allow vapours to be inhaled easily.

Do not use on children under 2 years.

If your child's symptoms do not go away, talk to your pharmacist or doctor.

If you need more advice, ask your pharmacist.

Hazards and Cautions

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.

Before you use this medicine

Do not use:

  • On children under 2 years
  • Around the nostrils, mouth, eyes or face
  • On broken skin or wounds
  • 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. Do not use on the chest area if you are breastfeeding.

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 you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed on this carton. You can also report side effects directly via the yellow card shceme at: By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.


Do not store above 25ºC.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date on the side panel of the carton.


  • This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.

  • Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.

Active ingredients

Eucalyptus oil, Levomenthol, Racemic camphor


Active ingredients: Eucalyptus oil 1.5% w/w, Levomenthol 1% w/w, Racemic camphor 6% w/w.

Also contains: White soft paraffin. more less

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