Does Vicks First Defence actually work?
Called Vick’s First Defence, it is a nasal spray that makes no claim to cure colds but does claim to prevent them. It says it can reduce the chance of a full-blown cold by up to 50 per cent if taken at the first sign of symptoms, and can cut the severity of those symptoms by 40 per cent.
What does Vicks First Defence do?
When used at the first signs of a cold, First Defence nasal spray acts at the back of the nose directly where the cold virus takes hold and starts to develop(that’s why it’s a nasal spray). It traps, inactivates and helps your body naturally remove the cold virus, before it develops into a full blown cold.
How long can you use Vicks First Defence?
Use up to 4 times a day. Avoid inhaling deeply. For best results continue for 2 days after symptoms subside. Not recommended for children under 12 years of age.
Does First Defence work against sore throat?
5.0 out of 5 starsimpressed! I got this when my cold was already pretty bad (sore throat, coughing, blocked ears, runny nose, feverish, weak, chills) BUT it did actually help a great deal. I could feel a real difference after the second/third application (they recommend using it 4 times a day).
When to use Vicks first defence for a cold?
A medical device that is clinically proven to help you in the fight against common cold viruses. Use it at 1 st 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! Always read the label.
Can you use Vicks on a cat with congestion?
So, unfortunately I would not suggest using vicks. One thing that may help is to run the shower for a while and get the bathroom good and steamy. Then, you can have Kitty stay in the bathroom for 10 minutes. The steam may help to loosen up the congestion. I hope this helps! Dr. Marie.
When to use Vicks VapoSteam on your pet?
Also, Vicks vaposteam can be added in humidifiers to eliminate dryness in the air and improve symptoms of flu or the common cold. Because we reap so many benefits from Vicks vaposteam, we may want to use it on our pets when they suffer muscle pain or inflammation.
How old do you have to be to use Vicks first defence?
This device is for use by persons aged 12 years or above 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. Keep out of reach of children. Not suitable for children under 12 years of age.