SOLVIN VAPOCAPS is an Over-the-counter (OTC) drug.


Camphor is used in the treatment of dermatitis, itching and eczema.Camphor belongs to the class of medicines called rubefacients/antitussives. When applied to the skin, it increases blood flow and local temperature of the affected area which suppresses and temporarily relieves pain sensations. It also eases cough, nasal/throat irritation by moistening air passages when used along with steam. Camphor used to be made by distilling the bark and wood of the camphor tree. Today, camphor is chemically manufactured from turpentine oil. It is used in products such as Vicks VapoRub.Camphor products can be rubbed on the skin (topical application) or inhaled. Be sure to read the label to find out how the product should be administered. People use camphor topically to relieve pain and reduce itching. It has also been used to treat fungal infections of the toenail, warts, cold sores, hemorrhoids, and osteoarthritis. Camphor is used topically to increase local blood flow and as a “counterirritant,” which reduces pain and swelling by causing irritation. It is important not to apply camphor to broken skin, because it can enter the body quickly and reach concentrations that are high enough to cause poisoning.Some people use camphor topically to treat respiratory tract diseases and to treat heart disease symptoms. Camphor is also used topically as an eardrop, and for treating minor burns. Some people inhale camphor to reduce the urge to cough.


CAMPHOR is generally used to treat: Eczema, Dermatitis, Itchy Skin, Skin Rash
CAMPHOR can address symptoms like: Skin Irritation, Body Itching, Cough

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 2yrs

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Precautions for SOLVIN VAPOCAPS and its Constituents

  •  If you have an allergy to camphor gel or any part of camphor gel.
  •  If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
  • This medicine may interact with other drugs or health problems.
  • This medicine may cause harm if swallowed. If camphor gel is swallowed, call a doctor or poison control center right away.
  • If signs get worse or last for more than 7 days, talk with the doctor.
  • This medicine may catch on fire. Do not use near an open flame or while smoking
  • Do not take camphor gel by mouth. Use on your skin only. Keep out of your mouth, nose, and eyes (may burn).
  •  Wash your hands before and after use. Do not wash your hands after use if putting this on your hand.
  •  Clean affected part before use. Make sure to dry well.
  •   Put a thin layer on the affected part and rub in gently.
  •   Keep out of your eyes.
  •   If camphor gel gets in the eyes, rinse with a lot of water. If eye irritation lasts for a while, talk with the doctor.
  • If you use camphor gel on a regular basis, put on a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
  • If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
  • Do not put on 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
  • Many times camphor gel is used on an as needed basis. Do not use more often than told by the doctor.
  • Do not apply this medicine on wound/damaged skin, eyes and nose.
  • Tell your doctor if you have sensitive skin. Avoid exposure to sunlight as it can cause photosensitivity.
  • Do not administer camphor based medicines orally in large amounts as it can be toxic.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if below 2 years.

Common Side-Effects

CAMPHOR : Skin Rash, Itchy Skin, Hives, Skin Irritation

Technical Classification


Available Alternatives for SOLVIN VAPOCAPS

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