The product information for all children's liquid paracetamol products is being updated with new dosing instructions.
Always follow the dosing instructions provided in the Lloydspharmacy leaflet which you will receive with your purchase. This information is the most up to date and reflects the revised liquid paracetamol dosage guidelines.
Pain & Fever Relief.
Contains 120 mg/5 ml Paracetamol.
Calpol Infant Suspension is a strawberry flavoured oral suspension and will relieve pain and / or fever in many conditions including:
Teething, headache, toothache, sore throat, post-immunisation fever, cold and flu, earache, other aches and pains.
It is suitable for babies and children from 2 months to 6 years.
Shake the bottle thoroughly.
AGE Under 2 months. DOSE Consult your doctor.
AGE 2-3 months (weighing 4 kg and not a premature baby). DOSE A single 2.5 ml spoonful may be given. A second 2.5 ml spoonful may be given if necessary, after 4-6 hours. Read leaflet before dosing in case medical advice should be sought.
Do not give more than 2 doses.
If further doses required consult your doctor.
AGE 3-12 months. DOSE Half (2.5 ml) to one 5 ml spoonful.
AGE 1-6 years. DOSE One to two 5 ml spoonfuls.
Dose: Up to 4 times a day as necessary.
Do not give more than 4 doses in 24 hours.
Do not give for more than 3 days without consulting a doctor.
DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED DOSE.
Leave at least 4 hours between doses.
Wipe the neck of the bottle clean and do not overtighten on replacing the cap.
Do not give with any other paracetamol-containing products. Immediate medical advice should be sought in the event of an overdose, even if the child seems well.
As will all medicines, if your child is currently taking any other medicines, consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product. If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
Do not store above 25°C.
Store in the original container.
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN.
Each 5 ml contains: 120 mg Paracetamol
Also contains: Sucrose, Sorbitol, Glycerol and Carmoisine (E122)