Calpol Six Plus Colour & Sugar Free
Monday, 04 March 2024
How to use
- Shake the bottle well before use.
- Use the included syringe or dosage cup to accurately measure the recommended dose: 5-10ml for children aged 6-12 years; 10-20ml for children aged 13-16 years; 10-20ml for adults and children over 16 years.
- Dose can be given 4-6 times a day as required, with at least 4 hours in between each dose.
- Calpol Six Plus should not be used for more than 3 days without consulting a doctor.
- If symptoms persist or worsen, stop use and consult a doctor.
- Keep out of sight and reach of children.
- Not to be taken with any other paracetamol-containing products.
- Always read the enclosed leaflet for more detailed information.
- Any variations to the above instructions should only be on the advice of a healthcare professional.
- Paracetamol, Maltitol Liquid, Sorbitol
Side Effects & Cautions
- Allergic Reactions: Some people may show allergic reactions such as skin rashes, itching or swelling, severe dizziness or breathing problems. Stop using and seek immediate medical attention if these occur.
- Overdose: An overdose may result in liver damage. Stop taking the medicine and seek immediate medical help if you observe symptoms of nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite or abdominal pain.
- Other Side Effects: Other possible side effects include upset stomach or headache. If these persist or worsen, contact your doctor promptly.
- Medication Interaction: Tell your doctor or pharmacist about other medicines you're taking as Calpol may interact with them, resulting in certain side effects.
- Duration of Usage: Do not use Calpol for a prolonged time without consulting the doctor. This could lead to addiction, dependence and withdrawal symptoms.
- Children: This medicine is not recommended for children under 6 years of age.
- Remember, always follow the doctor or pharmacist's instructions when taking any medication.
- Not suitable for children under 6 years of age.
- Do not exceed the recommended dose.
- Avoid using if your child has liver or kidney problems.
- Check for possible allergic reactions to any of its ingredients.
- Consult a doctor if symptoms persist or worsen after 3 days.
- Do not use it concurrently with other paracetamol-containing products.
- Prolonged or frequent use may cause addiction or withdrawal symptoms.
- Never use to sedate a child.