Boots Paracetamol 120 mg/5 ml Oral Suspension 2 Months Plus - 100ml
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Suitable for: Children aged 2 months and over
Active ingredients: Paracetamol
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What this medicine is for
This medicine contains Paracetamol which acts to relieve mild to moderate pain including toothache, teething pain, headache and other pains. It can also be used to relieve the symptoms of colds and flu and to reduce fever, including fever after vaccination at 2 months of age.
- Strawberry flavour
- Sugar free
- With dosing syringe
Children aged 2 months and over
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
How to use
Read all of the enclosed leaflet for full instructions.
Check the cap seal is not broken before first use. If it is, do not give the medicine.!Do not give this medicine with any other paracetamol-containing product.
Check the 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 2.5ml or 5ml by drawing the liquid to the correct mark on the syringe.
Give this medicine to your child to swallow.
Babies over 2 months in age
For the relief of fever after vaccination at 2, 3 and 4 months
2.5 ml. This dose may be given up to 4 times a day starting at the time of vaccination. Do not give more than 4 doses in any 24 hour period. Leave at least 4 hours between doses. If your baby still needs this medicine two days after receiving the vaccine talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Do not give to babies less than 2 months of age.
For other causes of pain and fever:
|Child's age||How much|
|2-3 months||2.5 ml - usually once, if necessary, after 4-6 hours, a second 2.5 ml dose may be given|
|Do not give to babies less than 2 months of age. Only give if your baby weighs over 4 kg and was born after 37 weeks. Do not give more than 2 doses. Leave at least 4 hours between doses. This is to ensure that fever that may be due to a serious infection is quickly diagnosed. If your child is still feverish after two doses, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.|
|Child's age||How much||How often (in 24 hours)|
|3-6 months||2.5 ml||4 times|
|6-24 months||5 ml||4 times|
|2-4 years||7.5 ml||4 times|
|4-6 years||10 ml||4 times|
|Do not give more than 4 doses in any 24 hours. 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:
1. Shake the bottle for at least 10 seconds before use.
2. Push the syringe firmly into the plug (hole) in the neck of the bottle.
3. To 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 (2.5 ml or 5 ml) on the syringe.
4. Turn the bottle the right way up, and then gently twist the syringe to remove from the bottle plug.
5. 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.
6. If the information advises you to give more than 5 ml of the medicine, repeat steps 2 to 5 to give your child the correct amount of medicine.
Hazards and Cautions
Before you give this medicine:
Do not give: If your child is under 2 months.
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.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.
If you need more advice ask your pharmacist.
After use replace the cap on the top of the bottle tightly. Store all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Wash the syringe in warm water and allow to dry.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
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 5 ml of oral suspension contains Paracetamol 120 mg
Also contains: Maltitol liquid (E965), Sorbitol (E420), Glycerol (E422), Microcrystalline cellulose, Carmellose sodium, Methyl hydroxybenzoate (E218), Hyetellose, Carmoisine (E122), Strawberry flavours and sugar flavour and Purified water.