Calpol Six Plus Suspension is especially suitable for children over 6 years old. Your pharmacist can help if you want to know more about your illness or medicine.
Calpol Six Plus Suspension is a painkiller. It is also an 'antipyretic'. This means that it brings down a high temperature.
Calpol Six Plus Suspension soothes pains such as teething pain, headache and the aches and pains that come with colds and 'flu. It is also for fever (high temperature).
For oral use only. Shake the bottle for at least 10 seconds before use. Always use the syringe supplied with the pack. Never give more medicine than is shown in the table. Do not exceed the stated dose.
Child's Age: 6-8 years; How much - up to 4 times a day: 5 ml
Child's Age: 8-10 years; How much - up to 4 times a day: 7.5 ml (5 ml 2.5 ml)
Child's Age: 10-12 years; How much - up to 4 times a day: 10 ml (5 ml 5 ml)
Child's Age: 12-16 years; How much - up to 4 times a day: 10 - 15 ml (Two to three 5 ml doses)
Child's Age: Adults and children over 16 years; How much - up to 4 times a day: 10 - 20 ml (Two to four 5 ml doses)
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.
This product is suitable for children 6 years and over and adults who have difficulty in swallowing pain relieving tablets. Not recommended for children under 6 years old
If there is severe pain, a very high temperature or if the pain does not stop, call your doctor.
This medicine suits most adults and children over 6, but a few people should not take it. Ask these questions about anyone who might use Calpol Six Plus Suspension.
Have they ever had an allergy or bad reaction to paracetamol? If so, do not use Calpol Six Plus Suspension. Tell your pharmacist.
Do they have serious kidney problems or liver problems? If so, talk to your pharmacist before using this product.
Before you use this medicine, make sure that your pharmacist knows about any other medicines you might use at the same time. This includes medicines you have bought yourself.
Do not use any other medicines or remedies that contain paracetamol while you are using Calpol Six Plus Suspension.
You can use this medicine while you are taking oral contraceptives ('the pill') or tablets for epilepsy but it may not work so well on your pain and feverishness.
If you are taking certain antidepressants, sedatives, drugs for epilepsy or you drink large amounts of alcohol you may be more susceptible to the side effects of paracetamol. If you are unsure if another medicine you are taking is one of those mentioned above, then show the pack to your pharmacist.
Side Effects :
Calpol Six Plus Suspension does not often have side effects. A few people may get skin rashes or other sorts of allergy
Very rarely, people taking paracetamol can feel unusually tired, get unexpected bruising or bleeding, or get more infections (such as colds) than usual. If you notice any of these changes, talk to your doctor.
If you notice any unpleasant effects from this medicine, even if they are not mentioned here, stop using the medicine. Tell your pharmacist or doctor.
People who use medicines containing paracetamol every day for a long time (several months or more) could get certain other side effects. So could chronic alcoholics. These effects include liver and kidney damage. People taking paracetamol in the usual way for shorter periods have not had these problems.
Keep your medicine in the bottle it came in
Do not use any medicine after the 'use by' date on the bottle
Keep your medicine in a safe place where children cannot reach it. This is very important
Keep it away from heat and direct light
Please always read the product leaflet carefully.
Active Ingredient : Each 5ml of medicine contains 250 mg of Paracetamol Ph Eur
Other ingredients : Sucrose (Sugar), Glycerol, Sorbitol, Dispersible Cellulose, Polysorbate, Methyl Hydroxybenzoate and Purified Water.
The flavouring is imitation white sugar and orange, and the colouring is sunset yellow (E110)
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