Boots Paracetamol 120 mg/5 ml Oral Suspension 2 Months Plus - 200ml

£4.99
200 ML | £2.50 per 100ML
8363234

Effective relief from pain & fever
See details below, always read the label

Suitable for:

Children aged 2 months and over.

Active ingredients: Paracetamol
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This Medicine is sold by BOOTS UK LIMITED at the professional discretion of a Boots pharmacist.

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We need to ensure that this medicine is suitable for the person it is intended for. Therefore a Boots pharmacist may be required to contact you by phone to find out some additional information. If they are unable to speak to you when required your order may be delayed or the pharmacy medicine part of your order cancelled.

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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

Suitable for

Children aged 2 months and over.

 

Age Restriction

You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.

How to use

Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use

Patient Information Leaflets are updated periodically by the manufacturer.

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 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 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 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 give more medicine than the label tells you to. If your child does not get better talk to 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 table 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.

After use replace the cap on top of the bottle tightly. Wash the syringe in warm water and allow to dry.

Hazards and Cautions

Before you give this medicine

  • Do not give anything else containing paracetamol while giving this medicine
  • Talk to a doctor at once if your child takes too much of this medicine, even if they seem well

Do not give:

  • If your child is under 2 months
  • If your child is between 2-3 months old and is taking this medicine for other causes of pain and fever and:

- weighs less than 4 kg or

- was born before 37 weeks

Talk to your pharmacist or doctor:

  • If your child has liver or kidney problems
  • If your child takes any other medicines

How to give this medicine

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 dosage tables to see how much of the medicine to give to your child. Never give more medicine than shown in the table.

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 drawing the liquid to the correct mark on the syringe.

Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children

Storage

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.

Precautions

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 pregnant, planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding or suffer from allergies

Active ingredients

Paracetamol

Ingredients

Active Ingredients: Each 5 ml of oral suspension contains Paracetamol 120 mg.

Also contains: maltitol liquid (E965), sorbitol (E420), methyl hydroxybenzoate (E218), carmoisine (E122), propylene glycol (E1520), benzyl alcohol.

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