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Avedana Medicated Chest Rub

Genric name: Camphor, Eucalyptus and Menthl Oleum Topical Solution [KAM-for, Ue-ka-LIP-tus and Mentholatum Greaseless Vaporising Solutions and Vicks VapoRub].
Brand names: Avedana Medicated Chest Rub; Menthlaatum Greaseless Vaporising Solutions and Vicks VapoRub
Drug class: topical rubefacient

What is Avedana Medicated Chest Rub?

Avedana Medicated Chest Rub is an all-in-one product which should be applied directly onto skin for maximum benefit.When applied to the chest, inhaling the vapours of this product may provide temporary relief for coughs caused by irritation of the throat or lungs.When applied to other areas of the body, this product is used for temporary relief of minor muscle or joint pain.Avedana Medicated Chest Rub can also be used for purposes not specifically listed here, in accordance with its label and indications for use. For further assistance please consult this medication guide.

Side effects of Avedana Medicated Chest Rub

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.Less serious side effects may occur more commonly, or perhaps none at all.This is not a complete list of side effects, and others may occur. Reach out to your physician if experiencing side effects. Additionally, report these to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 for review and potential action taken against it.


Follow all directions on the label and package. Use exactly as directed.

Before you take this drug

Informing yourself is key when using Avedana Medicated Chest Rub, so talk with both a healthcare provider or pharmacist if any adverse reactions develop such as:

  • A cough with mucus
  • A cough caused by smoking, asthma, or emphysema

Do not give this medicine to children younger than 2 years.Before using any medication while pregnant or breastfeeding, consult a healthcare provider first.Avoid breastfeeding your infant while applying this product on your chest.

Related/similar drugs

Benadryl, diphenhydramine, chlorpheniramine, promethazine DM, echinacea, and banophen

How to take Avedana Medicated Chest Rub?

Use exactly as directed on the label or as prescribed by your doctor.Do not take it by mouth. Topical medicine should only be applied directly to the skin. Do not apply it to broken skin or an open wound.This product may cause either a mild cooling or burning sensation upon application to skin areas. If this sensation becomes painful or causes significant distress, wash treated areas thoroughly using soap and cool water before continuing use of this product.Before using, do not expose the product to heat as this could lead to burns and may increase risk.To relieve coughing, apply a thick layer of this product to the chest and throat up to three times per day. Do not use it in your nose or mouth. To make the vapours easier to breathe in, keep the treated areas uncovered or covered only with loose clothing.Apply this product three or four times each day directly on the affected area for relief from muscle or joint discomfort.Apply a warm and dry cloth over treated skin areas; applying heat may only exacerbate cooling or burning sensations. Do not apply a tight bandage over treated skin.Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 7 days or if you have a fever, rash, or headaches.Store at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Since camphor, eucalyptus, and menthol are used when needed, it does not have a dosing schedule. Do not use the product more often than directed on the label.

What happens if I overdose?

An overdose of this product is not expected to be dangerous. Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222 if anyone has accidentally swallowed the product.

Aviod this

Do not get this product in your eyes. If contact does occur, rinse with water.

Interaction with other drug

Medicine used on the skin is not likely to be affected by other drugs you use, but many drugs can interact. Tell your doctor about all your current medicines, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.