Boots Paracetamol 6 Years Plus 250mg/5ml Oral Suspension Strawberry 80ml
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Suitable for: Adults & children of 6 years and over
Active Ingredients: Paracetamol
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Boots Pharmaceuticals Paracetamol 6 Years Plus 250 mg/5 ml Oral Solution Strawberry Flavour Oral Suspension.
This Medicine is sold by BOOTS UK LIMITED at the professional discretion of a Boots pharmacist.
Unfortunately, next day home delivery is unavailable for this product.
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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
Adults and children of 6 years and over.
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.
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 anything else containing paracetamol while giving this medicine.
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.
6 years up to 8 years
Up to 4 times in any 24 hours. Leave at least 4 hours between doses.
8 years up to 10 years
10 years up to 12 years
12 years up to 16 years
10 ml to 15 ml
Adults and children of 16 years and over
10 ml to 20 ml
Don’t give more than 4 times in any 24 hours.
Do not give to children under 6 years.
Do not take more medicine than the label tells you to.
Do not give this medicine to your child for more than 3 days, unless your doctor or pharmacist tells you to.
If your child does not get better talk to your doctor.
Directions for using the syringe:
- Shake the bottle for at least 10 seconds before use.
- Push the syringe firmly into the plug (hole) in the neck of the bottle.
- 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 (2.5ml 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 dosage information 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. Store all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
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 6 years
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.
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 pregnant, planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding or if you suffer from allergies.
Active Ingredients: Each 5 ml of oral suspension contains Paracetamol 250 mg.
Also contains: sorbitol (E420), methyl hydroxybenzoate (E218), propylene glycol (E1520), benzyl alcohol.
See leaflet for further information.