Over-the-counter

Calpol Infant Suspension Paracetamol Strawberry

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Friday, 23 February 2024

Size: 100ml
How to use
  • Shake the bottle well before each use.
  • Use the measuring syringe provided to accurately measure the correct dose of Calpol Infant Suspension Paracetamol Strawberry.
  • The recommended dosage depends on the child's age and weight. For babies 2-3 months weighing over 4kg and not premature, 2.5ml if needed after 4-6 hours (maximum 2 doses in 24 hours). For babies over 3 months old and weighing over 5kg, the usual dose is between 2.5-5ml every 4-6 hours (maximum 4 doses in 24 hours).
  • Gently squirt the medicine into the child's mouth, aiming for the inside of the cheek, not the back of the throat, to reduce the risk of choking.
  • Wait at least 4 hours between each dose, and do not exceed the recommended maximum dose in any 24 hour period.
  • Do not use Calpol Infant Suspension for more than 3 days without consulting a doctor.
  • Please refer to the packaging or product leaflet for more detailed information. If symptoms persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.
Main Ingredients
  • Paracetamol, Sorbitol Solution, Propylene Glycol, Maltitol, Glycerol, Ethanol, Strawberry Flavour, Sodium Methyl, Sodium Ethyl, Sodium Propyl Parahydroxybenzoate, Citric Acid Monohydrate, Sodium Citrate, Carmoisine (E122), Carmellose Sodium, Water.
Side Effects & Cautions
Side Effects:
  • Allergic reactions: Stop usage and consult a doctor immediately if your child experiences any signs of allergic reactions such as skin rashes, difficulty in breathing or swelling of the face, lips, tongue, and throat.
  • Overdose: Be careful not to exceed the recommended dose. An overdose can cause liver damage.
  • Other Medications: Avoid giving your child other paracetamol-containing products concurrently to prevent overdose.
  • Prolonged Use: Don't use for a prolonged period or more frequently without consulting a doctor.
  • Existing Health Conditions: Consult a doctor before use if your child has any pre-existing liver or kidney conditions.
  • Sugar Content: It contains liquid maltitol and aspartame. If your child has intolerance to some sugars, consult a doctor before use.
  • Always read the label and patient information leaflet before usage.
Cautions:
  • Use only as directed by healthcare professionals.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dose.
  • Avoid use if your child is allergic to paracetamol.
  • Consult a doctor if symptoms persist.
  • Not suitable for babies under 2 months.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Check expiry date before use.
  • Do not give with any other paracetamol-containing products.
  • Overdose may lead to liver failure.
  • If accidental overdose occurs, seek medical attention immediately.
Patient Information Leaflet