Vicks VapoInhaler

Generic Name: Levmetamfetamine

  • What is this medication?

    Vicks VapoInhaler contains a nasal decongestant and is intended to temporarily relieve nasal congestion due to colds, hay fever, or other upper respiratory allergies.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Vicks VapoInhaler?

    Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Do not use more often than every 2 hours.

    Do not use the product for more than 7 days. Use this product only as directed.

    Temporary burning, stinging, sneezing, or increased nasal discharge may occur.

    Use of this product by more than one person may spread infection.

    Frequent or prolonged use may cause nasal congestion to recur or worsen.

    Stop using this product and talk to a doctor if your symptoms persist.

    Do not use this product if the printed inhaler wrap is broken or missing.

    Do not use this product in children under the age of 2.

    Keep Vicks VapoInhaler out of the reach of children. If the product is swallowed, obtain medical help or contact a poison control center immediately.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before taking Vicks VapoInhaler?

    If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to a doctor before using this product.
  • What are the possible side effects of Vicks VapoInhaler?

    You may develop temporary burning, stinging, sneezing, or increased nasal discharge when using this product.

    Use of this product by more than one person may spread infection.

    Frequent or prolonged use of this product may cause nasal congestion to recur or worsen.

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.

  • What should I avoid while using

    Vicks VapoInhaler?

    Do not use this product for more than 7 days. Do not exceed the recommended dosage.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Vicks VapoInhaler?

    If Vicks VapoInhaler is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Vicks VapoInhaler with any other medication.
  • What is the usual dosage of Vicks VapoInhaler?

    Adults and children 12 years: Take 2 inhalations into each nostril. Do not use more often than every 2 hours.

    Children 6 to under 12 years: Take 1 inhalation into each nostril, with adult supervision. Do not use more often than every 2 hours.

    Children 2-6 years: Ask a doctor.

    Children <2 years: Do not use.

  • How should I store this medication?

    Store at room temperature. Keep the inhaler tightly closed. This inhaler is effective for a minimum of 3 months after first use.