OTC Medication Information: CVS Health Medicated Chest Rub

CVS HEALTH MEDICATED CHEST RUB- camphor (synthetic), eucalyptus oil and menthol, unspecified form ointment
CVS Pharmacy

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Active ingredients

Camphor 4.7%

Eucalyptus oil 1.2%

Menthol 2.6%

Purpose

Camphor — Cough suppressant & topical analgesic

Eucalyptus oil — Cough suppressant

Menthol — Cough suppressant & topical analgesic

Uses

when applied to chest and throat, temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation associated with the common cold
when applied to muscles and joints, temporarily relieves minor aches and pains of muscles and joints

Warnings

For external use only; avoid contact with eyes

Do not use

by mouth
in nostrils
on wounds or damaged skin
with tight bandages

Ask a doctor before use if you have

cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema

When using this product, do not

heat
microwave
add to hot water or any container where heating water. May cause splattering and result in burns.

Stop use and ask a doctor if

muscle aches and pains worsen or persist for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days.
cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash, or persistent headache. A persistent cough may be a sign of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away.

Directions

see important warnings under “When using this product”

adults and children 2 years and over:
for cough suppression
rub a thick layer on the throat and chest
cover with a warm, dry cloth if desired
keep clothing loose about throat and chest to help vapors reach the nose and mouth
use up to three times daily or as directed by a doctor
for muscle/joint minor aches and pains apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
children under 2 years: do not use

Other Safety Information

store at room temperature

Inactive ingredients

cetostearyl alcohol, fragrance, thymol, titanium dioxide, turpentine oil, white petrolatum

Package/Label Principal Display Panel

CVS Medicated Chest Rub
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CVS HEALTH MEDICATED CHEST RUB
camphor, eucalyptus oil, menthol ointment
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:51316-200
Route of Administration TOPICAL DEA Schedule
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
CAMPHOR (SYNTHETIC) (CAMPHOR (SYNTHETIC)) CAMPHOR (SYNTHETIC) 47 mg in 1 g
EUCALYPTUS OIL (EUCALYPTUS OIL) EUCALYPTUS OIL 12 mg in 1 g
MENTHOL, UNSPECIFIED FORM (MENTHOL) MENTHOL, UNSPECIFIED FORM 26 mg in 1 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
CETOSTEARYL ALCOHOL
THYMOL
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
TURPENTINE
PETROLATUM
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description Multilevel Packaging
1 NDC:51316-200-01 1 JAR in 1 CARTON contains a JAR
1 50 g in 1 JAR This package is contained within the CARTON (51316-200-01)
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
OTC monograph final part341 07/01/2021
Labeler — CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

Revised: 07/2021 CVS Pharmacy

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Our database comes directly from the FDA's central repository of drug labels and package inserts under the Structured Product Labeling standard. OTCLabels.com provides the full over the counter products subset of the FDA's repository. Medication information provided here is not intended as a substitute for direct consultation with a qualified health professional.

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