Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray
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What is Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray?
The Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray is intended to be used at the first signs of an infection to prevent symptoms from worsening. It can fight off common cold viruses before the infection spreads.
How does it work?
The spray works to trap, inactivate and helps to remove the cold virus when it first begins to cause symptoms while at the back of the throat.
Is Vicks Nasal Spray suitable for me?
Suitable for fighting off the first signs of a cold for adults and children aged over 12.
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All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.
Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.
Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Vicks First Defence Spray.
- Apply 2-3 sprays per nostril immediately within the 24-36 hours after feeling the 1st signs of a cold such as a tickle at the back of your throat, or sneezing.
- Use up to 4 times a day. Avoid inhaling deeply.
- For best results continue to use for 2 days after symptoms subside.
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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.
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Buy Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray Online
Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the manufacturer guidelines and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.
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Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray Ingredients
Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray ingredient lists may change due to formula updates. For the latest ingredients, consult the product leaflet.
Can I buy Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray in the UK?
Yes, Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray is available to purchase in the United Kingdom. You will be able to purchase Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray both from your local store/pharmacy or online.
Where can I buy Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray?
You can buy Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray online and in-store from your local pharmacy. Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray is also available with express shipping from Welzo.com.
How to use Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray
To use Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray correctly, it is important to follow the instructions/information leaflet that comes with the product. Read all of the information thoroughly before taking the product. If you have any further questions about how to take Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray, please contact Welzo via the help centre and we will be happy to help.
What is Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray?
For more information on Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray scroll up to the description at the top of the product page which will give more insight into what Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray is.
What is the shelf life of Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray?
The shelf life of Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray can be determined by reading the expiry date on the product itself. Other factors such as storage conditions can impact the shelf life of Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray.
How should I store Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray?
Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray should be stored as per the manufacturer guidelines and information leaflet that comes with the product packaging.
When storing Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray, it is crucial to follow the guidelines listed below in order to ensure the safety and effectiveness of the medicine:
- Read the label of Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray: Always read the label and/ or manufacturer guidelines that comes with Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray for specific storage instructions, as different products may require unique conditions.
- Keep in a cool, dry place: Generally, most OTC medications should be stored in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight, heat, and moisture. Avoid storing medicines in a bathroom cabinet or near a radiator, as temperature and humidity fluctuations may affect their potency.
- Maintain proper temperature: The ideal temperature for storing most medications is between 15°C and 25°C. If a specific temperature range is recommended on the label of Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray, make sure to follow it closely.
- Use original packaging of Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray: Keep the medication in its original container or packaging, which often provides protection from light and moisture. Additionally, original packaging usually contains important information such as the expiry date, dosage instructions, and potential side effects.
- Keep out of reach of children: Store medications in a secure location that is out of sight and reach of children to prevent accidental ingestion or misuse.
- Monitor expiry dates: Regularly check the expiry dates of your OTC medications and dispose of any expired or unused medication safely, in accordance with local regulations or your pharmacist's advice.
How should I take Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray?
When taking Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray, it is essential to follow the guidelines below to ensure safety and achieve the desired results:
- Read the label: Carefully read the label or enclosed leaflet that comes with the Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray for specific instructions on dosage, frequency, and any potential side effects or interactions.
- Follow dosage recommendations: Adhere to the recommended dosage and avoid taking more than the suggested amount, as this may lead to adverse effects or reduced effectiveness.
- Take with or without food: Some medications or supplements may require consumption with food to aid in absorption or prevent stomach irritation, while others should be taken on an empty stomach. Follow the instructions provided on the label or leaflet of Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray.
- Be mindful of timing: Take the medication or supplement at the specified intervals or times of day, as recommended on the label, to ensure optimal effectiveness.
- Check for interactions: If you are taking multiple medications or supplements, consult your pharmacist or healthcare professional to ensure there are no potential interactions that could affect their efficacy or cause adverse effects.
- Monitor side effects: If you experience any unusual or severe side effects while taking the medication or supplement, discontinue use and consult your healthcare professional immediately.
- Seek professional advice: If you have any concerns or questions about taking a specific medication or supplement, consult your pharmacist or healthcare professional for further guidance.
What are the side effects of Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray?
The side effects of an over-the-counter (OTC) medication or supplement can be diverse, and may include mild, moderate, or severe reactions.
If you are taking Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray for the first time, it is important to monitor any adverse or allergic reactions. Ensure you are not allergic to any of the ingredients in Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray before taking. If you experience an allergic reaction please discontinue use of Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray and seek immediate medical attention.
For information on the specific side effects of Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray read the information leaflet/label that comes with Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray.
It is important to note that not everyone will experience side effects, and the severity or type of side effects may differ from person to person. Factors such as individual sensitivity, dosage, and interactions with other medications or supplements can influence the occurrence and intensity of side effects.
If you encounter any concerning side effects while taking Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray, stop using the product and consult a healthcare professional promptly. They can advise you on whether it is safe to continue using the product or recommend an alternative treatment.
Always consult a pharmacist or healthcare professional before starting any new OTC medication or supplement, particularly if you have pre-existing health conditions, are pregnant or breastfeeding, or are taking other medications.
How does Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray work?
The way an over-the-counter (OTC) medication or supplement works depends on the active ingredients it contains, as well as the intended purpose of the product. Generally, OTC medications and supplements are formulated to target specific symptoms, conditions, or to support overall health and well-being.
Can Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray be used by children and infants?
Read the information leaflet/label of Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray to find out if it can be used by children/infants. Furthermore, it depends on various factors, including the child's age, weight, health conditions, and the specific product in question. It is essential to exercise caution when administering any medication or supplement to a child.
- Read the label: Carefully examine the label or enclosed leaflet of the Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray for information on age restrictions, dosages, and any specific warnings or contraindications for children.
- Age-appropriate products: Some OTC medications and supplements are specifically formulated for children, with adjusted dosages and child-friendly forms, such as chewable tablets, liquid suspensions, or gummies. Opt for these products when available and follow the instructions provided for the child's age group.
- Consult a healthcare professional: If you are unsure whether Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray is suitable for your child, it is always best to consult a pharmacist, doctor, or paediatrician for advice. They can provide guidance on the appropriateness, dosage, and potential side effects of the product for your child.
- Monitor for side effects: Children may be more susceptible to side effects or adverse reactions from medications or supplements. Closely observe your child for any signs of side effects or discomfort, discontinue use and consult a healthcare professional if you have any concerns.
Can I buy Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray from Boots?
It is generally possible to purchase over-the-counter medication, including Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray, from UK pharmacies like Boots. However, I recommend checking the Boots website or contacting Boots directly for the most current and accurate information. Remember to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new medication.
Can I buy Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray from Superdrug?
If you would like to buy Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray, you will need to check availability on the Superdrug website.
Can I buy Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray from Amazon?
Amazon does not always sell all over the counter products such as Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray, that we offer, as they are not a pharmacy service provider. Always check with Amazon to see if they offer Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray
What are the ingredients in Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray?
How do you use Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray?
You shoud start to use the First Defence Spray within 36h of 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. Use up to 4 times per day. Continue to use for 2 days after symptoms subside.
When using the spray, incline the nozzle and avoid inhaling deeply after spraying in the nose, do not tilt your head. Apply 2-3 sprays per nostril and avoid inhaling deeply. Allow 4 hours between applications.
How often can you use Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray?
You should not use this product for any more than 4 applications in 24 hours. Each application will usually be between 2-3 sprays per nostril.
Can Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray stop a cold?
Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray has been shown to help reduce the severity of a cold within the first 36 hours after application. Ensure you use this product as outlined in the patient leaflet for the best results.
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