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.
USES: 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.
Calpol is a registered trade mark.
Do not give to babies under 2 months old. Consult your doctor.
For oral use only. It is suitable for babies and children from 2 months to 6 years.
AGE: 2-3 months (weighing 4 kg and not a premature baby)., DOSE: A single 2.5 ml spoonful (half a sachet) may be given. A second 2.5 ml spoonful (half a sachet) 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 (sachet).
AGE: 1-6 years, DOSE: One to two 5 ml spoonfuls (sachets).
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.
Any unused contents of an open sachet should be discarded. Leave at least 4 hours between doses. Please see enclosed leaflet. As with all medicines, if your child is currently taking any other medicines, consult your doctor or pharmacist before giving this product. If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
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.
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN.
Do not store above 25°C.
Keep sachets in the outer carton.
Each 5 ml Suspension contains: 120 mg Paracetamol
Also contains: Sucrose, E420, E214, E216, E218 and E122