WHAT THIS MEDICINE IS USED FOR
The paracetamol in CALPOL® Infant Sugar Free Colour Free 120mg/5ml Oral Suspension is used to relieve pain and or bring down fever (high temperature) in many conditions,including post-immunisation fever, teething, headache, cold and flu, toothache, earache, sore throat and other aches and pains.
Age 2-3 months give 2.5 ml If necessary, after 4-6 hours, give a second 2.5 ml dose.
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. Leave at least 4 hours between doses. Do not give more than 2 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.
Children from 3 months to 6 years Child’s age How much How often(in 24 hours)
3-6 months 2.5 ml Up to 4 times 6-24 months 5 ml Up to 4 times 2-4 years 7.5 ml (5 ml + 2.5 ml) Up to 4 times 4-6 years 10 ml (5 ml + 5 ml) Up to 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.
It is important to shake the bottle for 10 seconds before use.