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Good

Quick and effective for those on the go, but there...

Not for everyone, icy cold feeling can add to sinu...

If you read my reviews regularly you may know that I am a fan of Aromatherapy oils and secondly through my adoration of natural freshening scents in the air, I’m a natural fan of Olbas oil and to a slight extent Vicks vapour rub whenever I get ill with colds or stuffy noses. But as far back as I...

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Not for me

Easy to use spray applicator

May not work at all

~Vicks First Defence nasal spray~ In my opinion, the producers of Vicks First Defence make their product sound like something that can really help to ease cold symptoms when you read what they have to say about it. I feel that the information given about this cold and flu type product makes it...

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“The end of the cold war?”

published 04/02/2007

Quick and easy to use. Does seem to reduce severi...

Expensive. Tastes revolting. Difficult to tell ...

It's that time of year again. No, I'm not talking about Valentine's Day. I'm referring to those coughs and sneezes that tend to pay an unwelcome visit during the winter period. It seems no matter how carefully you avoid contact with contagious sufferers, cold and flu viruses spread like wildfire...

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“Sick, Sober & Sorry.”

published 01/02/2007

It works if you take it straight away.

Thieving Vicks demand that you pay seven quid for ...

I'm sick at the moment, which is rubbish, but not entirely unexpected. After all, I teach small children (some of you may be surprised to learn that. What can I say? I think I was drunk for my careers advice day). Anyway, children are dirty wee buggers, and the ones in my class are fecking...

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Excellent

“Boost Your Immune System”

published 08/12/2010

Helps fight cold germs.

Tingles nose, but a lot less annoying than a sever...

The Claim & Ingredients The manufacturer Proctor and Gamble say, “First Defence nasal spray targets the area deep inside the nasal cavity where cold germs first take hold and multiply. First Defence is a micro-gel nasal spray enhanced with plant extracts. It works by trapping cold causing germs...

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Excellent

It actually seems to work !!

Fairly expensive, but will last a whilst !

"Beep...beep...beep" - I opened my eyes and hit the alarm clock. 0500 it read, and I realised that my slumber under my warm quilt had to end. I yawn, stretch and sit up on the edge of the bed. But then I notice that my throat feels really dry. I swallow, only to be greeted by the unmissable pain...

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Good

May help in reducing the severity of a cold

Very unpleasant to take. Expensive

It’s that time of year again when cold and flu viruses are marauding around causing general suffering, and as per usual I have succumbed to one early on. As I have heard so many good things about Vicks first defence I decided to give it a go this time. Vicks First Defence is available from all...

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Good

Lasts a long time, I have the impression it helps

Cost, stinging sensations

I first bought a bottle of VICKS First Defence at the end of summer last year. I was coming up to a holiday to America which was a big deal for me and the first time I have been, so I didn't want things to be spoiled by a cold. On the few occasions I have flown in recent years I have often ended...

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Super

Natural Remedy, Easy Application, Works

Slightly pricey

It is always the way, you work yourself to death at work and then when you break up for a holiday you feel the effects of a cold coming on. I had this a few weeks ago, being slightly tired and worn out probably meant that my body was not at its best and it was at this point I started to have a...

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Super

Has worked on me to stop my cold developing

It isn't guaranteed that it will stop it

My first defence but not always my last They always say prevention is better than a cure which sounds great in theory but there is not a lot you can do to protect yourself from getting the cold and picking up bugs that are going around. In winter I obsessively wash my hands as this is where most...

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Super

Does what it claims to do

A little unpleasant to squirt up your nose, pricey

My colds generally all follow the same pattern - the first day I feel the symptoms coming on - I will sneeze a little more than usual and might have a tickle in my throat. The second day my nose is blocked and I am constantly sneezing and the sore throat has gotten worse, along with a headache...

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Super

Hopefully prevents colds.

Not very plesant adminstering a dose.

Oh the joys of being a parent! Not only have I had to nurse my poor eldest baby back to something resembling “healthy”, but now she is on the mend I have had to contend with her bug myself….. And by god how she must have suffered! Now my husband is not really used to me being too ill, usually...

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Good

“Vicks First Defence”

published 02/04/2011

it reduced the symptoms of the cold and preventing...

not that effective

Vicks First Defence Vick's is a brand that I know and trust and have done for years with the vaporub which I think has to be in my top ten favourite products and one that I use on regular basis along with their nasal spray. Although Vicks has his bad products like the Vicks Sinex Decongestant...

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Excellent

does what it says on the tin

Hurts if you administer it wrong!

"First defence" is an interesting concept. A nasal spray that is meant to keep colds at bay. How could that work? There is no cure for the common cold, so logically you can't prevent it either. Other than by eating healthy and staying inside and never having contact with other human beings. But...

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Excellent

“Vicks First Defence”

published 17/10/2007

Gets rid of a cold

Price

Vicks First Defence is AMAZING! The only product to actually get rid of a cold. I have used this several times now and every time it has worked. You're supposed to use it when you first feel the signs of a cold coming on, which you don't always know but I have used it mid way through a bad cold...

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