Each 5ml of oral suspension contains Paracetamol 250mg
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What this medicine is for
This medicine contains Paracetamol which acts to relieve mild to moderate pain including toothache, headache and other pains. It can also be used to relieve the symptoms of colds and flu and to reduce fever.
Adults and children of 6 years and older.
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
How to use
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
Check the cap seal is not broken before first use. If it is, do not give this medicine.
Do not give this medicine with any other paracetamol-containing product.
Check the dosage information below to see how much of the medicine to give to your child. Never give more medicine than shown below.
It is important to shake the bottle for at least 10 seconds before use.
Always use the syringe supplied with the pack. The syringe can be used to measure 2.5 ml or 5 ml by by drawing the liquid to the correct mark on the syringe.
Give this medicine to your child to swallow.
6 years up to 8 years - Give 5 ml
8 years up to 10 years - Give 7.5 ml
10 years up to 12 years - Give 10 ml
12 years up to 16 years - Give 10 ml to 15 ml
Adults and children of 16 years and over - Give 10ml to 20 ml
How Often: Use up to four times in any 24 hours. Leave at least 4 hours between doses.
Don't give more than 4 times in any 24 hours.
Do not give to children under 6 years, unless your doctor tells you to.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
Do not give this medicine to your child for more than 3 days, unless your doctor or pharmacist tells you to.
If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
Directions for using the syringe
Shake the bottle for at least 10 seconds before use.
Push the syringe firmly inte the plug (hole) in the neck of the bottle
Then fill the syringe, turn the bottle upside down. Whilst holding the syringe in place, gently pull the plunger down drawing the medicine to the correct mark (2.5ml or 5ml) on the syringe.
Turn the bottle the right way up, and then gently twist the syringe to remove from the bottle plug.
Place the end of the syringe into the child's mouth, normally to the side of the mouth between the gums and cheek. Press the plunger down to slowly and gently release the medicine.
If the table advises you to give more than 5ml of the medicine, repeat steps 2 to 5 to give your child the correct amount of medicine.
After use replace the cap on the top of the bottle tightly.
Wash the syringe in warm water and allow to dry.
Hazards and Cautions
Immediate medical advice should be sought in the event of an overdose, even if the child seems well.
Talk to your pharmacist or doctor:
- If your child has liver or kidney problems
- If your child takes any other medicines
Do not store above 25° C. Store in the original package.
Keep the lid tightly closed.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.
- This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.
- Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.
- Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
Active ingredients: Each 5ml of oral suspension contains Paracetamol 250mg
Also contains: Sorbitol (E420), Methyl Hydroxybenzoate (E218)