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CALPOL® Infant Suspension is a strawberry flavoured oral suspension and is used for the relief of:
- Fever (raised temperature)
- Post-immunisation fever
- Cold & flu symptoms
- Sore throat
- Other aches & pains
Children aged 2 months to 6 years.
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
How to use
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
It is important to shake the bottle for at least 10 seconds before use.
Always use the syringe supplied with the pack.This product is intended for use in children aged 2 months to 6 years.
Do not give more medicine than the label tells you to.
If your child does not get better, talk to your doctor.
For oral use only.
For the relief of fever after vaccination at 2, 3 and 4 months - see the leaflet in the box.
For the relief of pain and other causes of fever - refer to dosing tables.
Children aged 2-3 months:
|Child's Age||How much|
|2-3 months||2.5ml - if necessary, after 4-6 hours, give a second 2.5ml dose.|
• Do not give to babies less than 2 months old.
• Only give if your baby weighs over 4 kg and was born after 37 weeks.
Children aged 3 months - 6 years:
|Child's Age||How much||How often (in 24 hours)|
|3-6 months||2.5ml||Up to 4 times|
|6-24 months||5ml||Up to 4 times|
|2-4 years||7.5ml (5ml + 2.5ml)||Up to 4 times|
|4-6 years||10ml (5ml + 5ml)||Up to 4 times|
• Do not give more than 4 doses in any 24 hour period.
Hazards and Cautions
Before you take 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.
As with all medicines, if your child is currently taking any other medicine consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product.
Please see leaflet.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Check that the cap on the bottle is securely engaged at all times
Do not store above 25°C. Keep bottle in the outer 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 pregnant, planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding or suffer from allergies
Active ingredient: Each 5 ml contains 120mg of paracetamol.
Also contains: Sucrose, E420, E214, E216, E218 and E122.