How do you use Calpol SixPlus Fastmelts.
Calpol SixPlus Fastmelts are 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.
What is teething pain?
There are several types of pain. Of concern here is teething. Most babies start teething at around six months. Symptoms include, having sore and red gums. and rubbing their ear. Additionally, they may start gnawing and chewing on things a lot.
How can I help my baby with teething pain?
Use a teething ring. Cool it in the fridge and it will soothe your baby’s gums. Give your baby a crust or bread stick. Stay close in case they choke. Use teething gels. Use Nurofen soft chews .
For oral use only. To remove tablet use a fingernail to break the foil along the dotted line before pressing the tablet out. Tablets can be sucked gently until they melt on the tongue. There is no need to take water as they melt into a pleasant tasting paste which is easily swallowed. Alternatively, the tablets can be dissolved in a teaspoon of water or milk if preferred. Do not give more medicine than the label tells you to. If your child does not get better, talk to your doctor. Do not give anything else containing paracetamol while giving this medicine.
Children under 6 years Not recommended for children under 6 years old. Ask your pharmacist to recommend a suitable product.
Give up to 4 times a day 6-9 years, 1 tablet 9-12 years, 2 tablets 12-16 years, 2-3 tablets Adults and children over 16 year, 2-4 tablets
Do not give more than 4 doses in any 24 hour period. Leave at least 4 hours between doses.
You can Read about teething. on the NHS web site. also For teething use ibuprofen oral suspension fro children.
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