What is Vicks Vapor Inhaler?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Vicks® Vapor Inhaler® (levomethamphetamine) provides temporary relief of nasal congestion due to the common cold, hay fever, sinusitis, or upper respiratory allergies.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Breathing difficulty 2 0
Fibromyalgia 1 0
Nasal congestion 1 0
Post nasal drip 1 2
Sinus congestion 1 2
Sinus headaches 1 2

Show all 7 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Vicks Vapor Inhaler

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Vicks Vapor Inhaler

Dosage Patients
2INH as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Vicks Vapor Inhaler

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Vicks Vapor Inhaler

Duration

Currently taking Vicks Vapor Inhaler

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Vicks Vapor Inhaler

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Vicks Vapor Inhaler.