Over-the-counter

Calpol Infant Suspension Paracetamol Sugar Free Strawberry

£3.49
Size: 100ml
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Friday, 01 March 2024

How to use
  • Shake the bottle well before use to ensure the suspension is properly mixed.
  • Use the syringe or measure provided to accurately measure out the prescribed dose of Calpol.
  • For infants aged 2-3 months, administer 2.5 ml of Calpol. If necessary, after 4-6 hours, give a second 2.5 ml dose.
  • For infants aged 3-6 months, administer 2.5 ml of Calpol up to 4 times daily.
  • For children aged between 6-24 months, administer 5 ml of Calpol up to 4 times daily.
  • Do not exceed 4 doses in 24 hours.
  • Leave at least 4 hours between doses.
  • If symptoms persist despite treatment, contact your healthcare provider.
  • Note: Always read the enclosed leaflet thoroughly before administering any medication to your child. This is generally how to use the medication, but be aware the doctor may prescribe distinct doses or frequencies for your child's specific condition.
Main Ingredients
  • Paracetamol, Maltitol Liquid, E420, E214, E216, E218, E122, E434, E433, Strawberry Flavor, Sorbitol Solution, E110, Water
Side Effects & Cautions
Side Effects:
  • Allergic Reaction: Some children may experience allergic reactions like skin rash, itching, or breathing difficulties. Discontinue use and seek immediate medical attention if this occurs.
  • Overdose: Avoid exceeding the recommended dose as it may cause liver damage.
  • Interaction with other drugs: Inform your doctor if your child is taking other medications to avoid any potential drug interactions.
  • Prolonged Usage: Do not use Calpol Infant Suspension for a prolonged period without consulting a doctor.
  • Hydration: Ensure the child is well-hydrated when taking this medication as it may cause dehydration in some cases.
  • Health Conditions: If the child has any pre-existing health condition, especially liver or kidney disease, consult with a healthcare provider before administering this medication.
  • Remember, it is vital to always follow the guidelines provided by the healthcare professional or instructions given on the packaging.
Cautions:
  • Use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dosage.
  • Avoid use if your child is allergic to paracetamol or any other ingredient in this medicine.
  • This medicine is for short-term use only.
  • If symptoms persist or worsen, consult a doctor.
  • Do not use with other paracetamol-containing products.
  • This product should not be used in children under 2 months of age.
  • Keep out of sight and reach of children.
  • Check the expiry date before use.
  • Store below 25°C and away from direct sunlight.
Patient Information Leaflet
Size: 100ml