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Calpol Sugar-Free Infant Suspension Sachets

Category
Analgesics, Infants and Babies
Manufacturer
JOHNSON & JOHNSON (McNEIL)
Pack size
12 x 5ml sachets
RRP
£4.20
Legal Status
(GSL)

Uses

Treatment of mild to moderate pain (including teething pain), cold and flu and as an antipyretic.

Format and Ingredients

Strawberry flavoured, sugar-free suspension containing in 5ml:

Paracetamol 120mg

Dosage

Children: up to 4 times daily and not more frequently than every 4 hours. 4-6 years: 10ml. 2-4 years: 7.5ml. 6-24 months: 5ml. 3-6 months: 2.5ml. 2-3 months: a 2.5ml dose, followed by a second dose 4-6 hours later if required, may be given for fever following vaccination at 2 months. The same two doses may be given for other causes of fever or mild to moderate pain provided the infant weighs over 4kg and was not born before 37 weeks. Medical advice should be sought if further doses are needed or if cause of pain or fever is not known. Also available in the original sugar-containing formulation.