Vicks VapoRub Medicated Chest Rub

Last updated: December 2, 2021

Vicks VapoRub Medicated Chest Rub

We looked at the top Chest Rubs and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Chest Rub you should buy.

Product Details

In our analysis of 21 expert reviews, the Vicks VapoRub Medicated Chest Rub placed 10th when we looked at the top 12 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

INDICATIONS: Vicks Vaporub Ointment The Vicks VapoRub medicated vapors begin to work immediately to relieve your cough. VapoRub is applied externally, so it doesn’t interact with other medication the way pills can.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

The strong menthol odor of VapoRub may trick your brain, so you feel like you're breathing through an unclogged nose.

What reviewers didn't like

Topical camphor absorbed through mucous membranes or broken skin also can be toxic.
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