Vapour Drops

Vapour Drops

Covonia Vapour Drops contain menthol and peppermint oil which relieve nasal congestion to tackle that bunged-up feeling from colds and flu, catarrh, hay fever and nasal congestion.

  • Helps to ease nasal congestion

  • Sprinkle a few drops onto a handkerchief and inhale the vapour

  • Suitable for vegetarians, vegans and coeliacs

Covonia Vapour Drops work to relieve nasal congestion, catarrh and hay fever in adults and children over two years old.

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children

Store below 25°C

Do not use after the expiry date. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month

Read all of this section carefully before you start using Covonia Chesty Cough Sugar-Free Syrup. It includes other information which might be especially important for you. Always use this medicine exactly as described or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.

Recommended doses:

  • Adults and children over 2 years: Sprinkle a few drops onto a handkerchief and inhale the vapour as required


  • Avoid contact with the eyes
  • Avoid direct contact with the skin
  • Do not place directly into the nostrils
  • Do not swallow
  • Do not give to children under two years
  • If your symptoms persist you should ask your doctor for advice
  • If you swallow some: see a doctor straight away. Take the pack with you to show which medicine you have swallowed

Do not use the medicine if you or your child have…

  • An allergy to any of the ingredients listed
  • Or is under two years old

Pregnant or breastfeeding: Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine if you are pregnant, might be pregnant or are breastfeeding. Covonia Vapour Drops should not be used in pregnancy unless the doctor has told you to do so

Possible side effects:
Like all medicines, Covonia Vapour Drops can have side effects, although these don’t affect everyone.

  • Allergic reactions may occur, such as contact dermatitis and local skin irritation
    If you notice this or any other side effect not included above, stop use and tell your doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you what to do

Reporting of side effects:
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed here. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: or search for 'MHRA Yellow Card' in the Google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side effects, you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

The active ingredients: menthol 17.5% w/v, peppermint oil 0.2% v/v

The other ingredients are: eucalyptus oil, cajuput oil (contains benzyl alcohol), spike lavender fragrance oil, industrial methylated spirit (contains ethanol)

Important information about some of the ingredients:

  • This medicine contains 69mg of alcohol (ethanol)per 3 droplets. The amount in 3 droplets of this medicine is equivalent to 2ml beer or 1ml wine. The small amount of alcohol in this medicine will not have any noticeable effects
  • This medicine contains 0.5%v/v benzyl alcohol. Benzyl alcohol may cause allergic reactions

Dietary properties:

  • Suitable for vegetarians, vegans and coeliacs
  • Free from nuts, artificial flavours, artificial colours and sugar


Buy Covonia Vapour Drops both online and on the high street at the following stores.

Can't find Covonia?

If your local chemist does not stock Covonia, please quote the appropriate PIP code so they can order it for you (it will usually arrive within a working day).

7.5ml Covonia Vapour Drops (PIP CODE: 385-9154)

15ml Covonia Vapour Drops (PIP CODE: 294-6655)


Want to know more? We answer your commonly asked questions about our Covonia Vapour Drops.

Can children use Covonia Vapour Drops?

Covonia Vapour Drops can be used by children aged 2 years and above. Always read the recommended dose on the back label of the bottle.

Will Covonia Vapour Drops make me drowsy?

No. Covonia Vapour Drops should not make you drowsy when taken as instructed. Drowsiness is a reported side effect of an overdose of the product. Always read the label.

How do Covonia Vapour Drops work?

Covonia Vapour Drops contain menthol and peppermint oil, which produces a sensation of relief from nasal congestion to help you to breathe easy.

Can you use Covonia Vapour Drops if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding?

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before use if pregnant or breastfeeding.


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