Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray
Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray

Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray

Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray
Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray reduces the blockage in the nose by thinning the blood vessels that have become swollen as a result of an infection or an allergy, such as hayfever, common cold or sinusitis. 
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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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Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.

  • May experience increased nasal discharge (runny nose)
  • Temporary stinging

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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Next Day Delivery Guarantee

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.

Our Discreet Packaging Promise

We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!

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How to place an order
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Add your item to the cart and checkout securely using our express checkout online.

Next day delivery

Once you have placed an order you should receive it the next working day if you placed the order before 14:00 or the day after if placed after 14:00.

Recieve your order

It is that straightforward, you will now recieve your order to the comfort of your home or delivery address.

What are the ingredients in Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray?

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

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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