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Soothe your family's coughs and colds
Vicks helps your family get through the winter.

As winter draws near and the temperature drops, it’s that time of year again when we can be affected by coughs and colds.  We suffer from a restless night’s sleep, we feel too frail for work or school and we can’t make the most of all the fun things the season brings.  But now there is a solution to help you carry on, so that you and your family can embrace winter’s magical atmosphere.

A great partner to relieve your symptoms

As the world’s number one selling cough and cold brand1, with over 100 years of heritage providing cold symptom relief, Vicks is dedicated to helping you to feel better anytime, anywhere.  There has never been a more faithful friend to help you relieve troublesome symptoms. So now you and your family can continue with your busy lives, even if you start to feel the first tell-tale signs of a cough or a cold.

A reliable friend for every family member

Vicks understands that every member of your family is different and everyone has different needs – from the no-fuss parents who need relief on-the-go to your little one who prefers a comforting rub from mom.  That’s why each product in the Vicks range is different and relieves one or more symptoms in a variety of different ways.

Your solution

It can be rather overwhelming to walk into a pharmacy and be faced with a wall of different products, but don’t worry. The Vicks range is easy to navigate and is trusted by millions of people worldwide to help them relieve a cough or cold.  Vicks gives you the green light through cold & flu and brings you everything you need to relieve your symptoms, so you don’t have to lose a moment to a cold.  Don’t let the sniffles or a sore throat hold you and your family back from enjoying all the things that winter has to offer.

Top tips

Here are a few of our top tips for managing your cold symptoms this winter:

  • If you suffer from a productive or dry cough, try a cough syrup, like triple action Vicks Acta Plus Cough Syrup that works against 1) chesty cough, 2) dry cough and 3) soothes the throat.  Or Vicks Honey & Ginger Cough Syrup, that soothes a chesty cough.  This syrup combines medicine with natural flavours of honey and ginger.
  • To relieve your nasal congestion, use Vicks Sinex Decongestant Nasal Spray – a product that combines medicine with a soothing eucalyptus aroma.  It gets to work fast in 5 minutes2 and lasts up to 12 hours3.
  • If you feel all blocked up, don’t forget Vicks VapoRubN which eases a stuffy nose for up to 8 hours4. It also relieves a dry cough, ensuring a restful sleep for both children and parents.
For more information on the full range of Vicks cold and flu products, consult our in-store product leaflet or your pharmacist, who can give you more advice on how to relieve coughs and colds.

1. Euromonitor Passport – 2010 & 2011 brand sales Manufacturer Sale Price (MSP) US$ mn year on year Fixed Exchange Rates. 2. P&G internal studies 1997081, 1997082 (1998, 1999). 3. Martindale, The Complete Drug Reference, 35th Edition, page:1414. 4. Stamos E. Nasal Decongestant Study: Vick Rhinorheometer. CRD 71-1. Laurelton Research Institute 1971. S0 VICKS VAPORUBN. Each gram contains:  Menthol 28,2 mg, Camphor 52,6 mg, Eucalyptus Oil 13,3 mg. 34/10.2.1/0019 Classification: A10.2.1 Medicines acting on the respiratory system. Inhalants. S1 VICKS SINEX DECONGESTANT NASAL SPRAY. Each 15,0 ml Solution Contains:  Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride 7,5 mg, Preservatives:  Benzalkonium Chloride 0,02 % m/v, Chlorhexidine Gluconate 0,054 % m/v. Reg. No.: 33/16.1/0339 Classification: A16.1 Nasal Spray Solution. S0  VICKS HONEY & GINGER COUGH SYRUP. Each 15,0 ml Syrup Contains:  Guaifenesin 200 mg, Preservatives:  Ethanol 5 % v/v, Sodium Benzoate 0,1 % m/v Contains Sucrose 5 555 mg. Reg. No.: 34/10.1/0017 Classification: A10.1 Antitussives and expectorants. S0  VICKS ACTA PLUS COUGH SYRUP. Each 10 ml Syrup Contains:  Pentoxyverine Citrate 0,015 g, Glyceryl Guaiacolate 0,1 g, Cetylpyridinium Chloride 0,0025 g, Preservative:  Sodium Benzoate 0,1 % m/v Contains Sugar 4,333 g, Ethanol 10,00 % v/v. Reg. No.: F/10.1/75 Classification: A10.1 Antitussives and expectorants. S0  VICKS INHALER. Each 1,0 ml medication for nasal use contains: Levomenthol 415,4 mg, Camphor 415,4 mg, Contains Methyl Salicylate 122,7 mg Reg. No.: G1258/Act 101/1965 Classification: A1.0.2.1 Inhalants. PROCTER & GAMBLE SA (PTY) LTD, Co. Reg. No. 1957/003295/07, 15 Alice Lane Towers, Alice Lane, Sandton, Tel: +27 10 001 9650, APG/058/04/15, FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.

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