A stuffy nose picks no time or place. Great thing nasal relief can be found – and the medicine for blocked nose carried – anywhere, anytime.

Economical, compact and effective nasal congestion relief, Vicks Inhaler has been giving fast and temporary “mobile” relief from nasal clogging due to colds, hay fever or upper respiratory allergy since 1951.

This little gem of a tube soothes clogged schnozzles and easily fits even in kiddie pockets. You can be assured that wherever cold gets to you, nasal congestion relief is just one sniff away.

Standard size: 0.5ml

Package Information


Do not use more often than every 2 hours.
Adults and children 12 years of age and over 2 inhalations in each nostril
Children 6 to under 12 years (with adult supervision) 1 inhalation in each nostril
Children 2 to 6 years Ask a doctor
Children under 2 years Do not use


Tamper evident: Do not use if printed inhaler wrap is broken or missing.

When using this product:
• Do not exceed recommended dosage.
• Temporary burning, stinging, sneezing, or increased nasal discharge may occur.
• Use of this container by more than one person may spread infection.
• Do not use for more than 7 days.
• Use only as directed.
• Frequent or prolonged use may cause nasal congestion to recur or worsen.
• Stop use and ask a doctor if symptoms persist.

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 right away.
Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Active Ingredients
Camphor and Menthol

Inactive Ingredients
Methyl Salicylate & Fir Needle Oil Siberian

Ratings & Reviews

This area allows consumers like you to express their own opinions and comments. Vicks® does not represent or warrant the accuracy of any statements or product claims made here nor endorses any opinions expressed within this section.

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4.09/5 (56)
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72% Recommended

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It works very well. Clears up congestion quickly. You need to block one nostral, inhale slowly through nostral that is being treated at the time, and breathe out mouth. If you inhale too quickly it be very unpleasant.

Originally posted on vicks.com

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I have been using the Vicks VapoInhaler for many many many years since I was in junior high school. I purchased a new one a couple of month ago because the one that I was using still had the Vicks non-medicated discharge scent in it. This product has great views from its original scent and dispersal format that Vicks has used for a very long time. This new Vicks VapoInhaler is terrible and I won't ever use Vicks ever again for nasal congestion issues. The new scent is unpleasant and the dispersal format is terrible. When you inhale to Vicks VapoInhaler, instead of just inhaling the scent (which is now unpleasant), it's like a bullet being shot up into your nose. The scent is unpleasant (again) and the scent gets "shoved up your nose" making your eyes water more and your nose run more (which makes a nasal cold worse/allergy nasal cold worse). The scent and way it's dispersed even gives you a temporary headache. Vicks should go back to the original scent and the original dispersal technique. This new product sucks.

Originally posted on vicks.com


The Vicks Team 02/08/2021

Your safety is our top priority, and we're sorry to hear this feedback. We'd like to learn a bit more for our Health and Safety Team and help further. We can be reached at (800) 873-8276 Monday-Friday 9a-6p EST so when you get a chance, give us a call, and we'll be happy to help make this right.

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Not the same as the old Vicks inhaler. Do not buy.

Originally posted on vicks.com


Vicks 02/08/2021

We strive to give you the latest innovations, so our VapoInhaler became non-medicated in July 2016. If you have a stuffy nose related to the cold and flu, we have several options you can choose from. We'd be happy to help, so give us a call anytime at (800) 873-8276.