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.
Effective pain & fever relief
Calpol is a registered trademark.
Calpol SixPlus Suspension is an orange flavoured oral suspension and is used for the relief of:
Fever (raised temperature); Post-immunisation fever; Cold & flu symptoms; Toothache; Headache; Sore throat; Earache; Other aches & pains
This product is suitable for children 6 years and over and adults who have difficulty in swallowing pain relieving tablets. Not recommended for children under 6 years old.
For oral use only. Shake the bottle for at least 10 seconds before use. Do not overfill the spoon. Always use the spoon supplied with the pack. Never give more medicine than is shown in the table. Do not exceed the stated dose.
Child's Age: 6-8 years; How much - up to 4 times a day: One 5 ml spoonful (large end)
Child's Age: 8-10 years; How much - up to 4 times a day: One 5 ml spoonful (large end) and one 2.5 ml spoonful (small end)
Child's Age: 10-12 years; How much - up to 4 times day: Two 5 ml spoonfuls (large end)
Child's Age: 12-16 years; How much - up to 4 times a day: Two to three 5 ml spoonfuls (large end)
Adults and children over 16 years How much - up to 4 times a day: Two to four 5 ml spoonfuls (large end)
Do not give more than 4 doses in any 24 hour period.
Leave at least 4 hours between doses.
Do not give this medicine to your child for more than 3 days without speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not store above 25°C.
Store in original package.
Each 5 ml contains: 250 mg Paracetamol
Also contains: Sucrose, E420, E218 and E110