OVERVIEW

Vicks® First Defence


A medical device that is clinically proven to help you in the fight against common cold viruses. Use it at 1st signs of a cold to help reduce the risk of developing a full blown cold or you can even start using it when exposed to cold viruses!


For full prescribing information refer to the package insert.This product can be used within 36 hours of experiencing first symptoms.

WHEN & HOW TO USE

When to use:

  • Start to use at the first sign of a cold (scratchy throat, tickly nose or sneezing)
  • You can start using if you feel at risk of catching a cold
  • Vicks® First Defence can be used within 36 hours of experiencing symptoms

How to use:

  • Insert the nozzle into your nostril, aiming the nozzle outwards in the direction of your ear.
  • Apply 2 or 3 sprays per nostril up to 4x a day
  • Do not inhale or tilt your head backwards while pumping

HOW IT WORKS

1. TRAP

The micro-gel formula physically encapsulates (traps) the cold virus in the nose and helps to prevent it from developing and spreading.


2. INACTIVATE

The cold viruses are trapped in the micro-gel and inactivated, reducing their ability to multiply and spread.


3. REMOVE

Then, it flushes the nose to help naturally remove the inactivated virus (toward the stomach or by blowing one’s nose).


PACKAGE INFORMATION

How & When to use:

Start to use immediately# when feeling sick with the first cold symptoms (e.g. a tickle at the back of the throat or sneezing), before the cold has fully developed. You may use it when feeling at risk of catching a cold (e.g. when someone in your house has a cold, or at a crowded place like public transport, etc). Use up to 4 days only if no symptoms develop. If symptoms develop, use until they subside.


Composition:

Aqua, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (1 %), Succinic Acid (1 %), DisodiumSuccinate (0.44 %), PCA (0.35 %), Phenethyl Alcohol, Zinc EDTA, Zinc Acetate, Polysorbate 80, Menthol, Camphor, Sodium Saccharin, Eucalyptol.


Directions for use:

  • This device is for use by persons aged 12 years and older with first sign of a cold.
  • Apply 2-3 sprays per nostril up to 4 times a day. Allow 4 hours between application, no more than 4 applications in 24 hours.

Warnings:

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Not suitable for children under 12 years of age.
  • Do not use this product in case of hypersensitivity to ingredients.
  • In the unlikely event of a serious suspected problem with this product consult your healthcare professional.

For full prescribing information refer to the package insert.
#This product can be used within 36 hours of experiencing first symptoms.

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