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Paracetamol 250Mg/5ml Oral Suspension 6 Years has been specially formulated to relieve pain and feverishness in children over 6 years of age and also in adults who have difficulty in swallowing tablets.
It tastes great which means you won’t ever struggle to give your child the pain relief that they may need.
Approved by Claire Makey - Pharmacist on the 23/04/2021. For more information, view our medical team
DO NOT give Paracetamol Suspension if your child is taking any other paracetamol containing products, other flu, cold, cough or decongestant products
DO NOT give Paracetamol Suspension to your child if he/she: is allergic (hypersensitive) to paracetamol, or any of the other ingredients of Paracetamol Suspension . weighs less than 4 kg was born early before 37 weeks is less than 2 months old If you are not sure about any of the above, please consult your doctor. Take special care with Paracetamol Suspension if you do not get better, talk to your doctor your child has serious kidney or liver problems your child has an intolerance to some sugars.
Taking other medicines Tell your doctor or pharmacist if your child is taking, or has recently taken, any other medicine, even those obtained without a prescription, but especially medicines which: are to treat flu or a cold, containing paracetamol and/or a decongestant.
Do NOT give with other paracetamol products. thin the blood (e.g. warfarin) control nausea and vomiting (e.g. domperidone or metoclopramide) reduce levels of cholesterol and other fats in the blood (e.g. colestyramine) treat epilepsy (e.g. anti-convulsants) If adults take this medicine the following additional warnings apply, you can use this medicine while you are taking oral contraceptives (the pill), but it may not work so well on your pain or fever. The effects of alcohol may be increased whilst taking Paracetamol Suspension.
Avoid alcohol while taking this medicine.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding This medicine is intended for use in children. If necessary, Paracetamol Suspension can be used during pregnancy. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicines during pregnancy or breast-feeding. You should use the lowest possible dose that reduces your pain and/or your fever and use it for the shortest time possible. Contact your doctor if the pain and/or fever are not reduced or if you need to take the medicine more often.
Driving and using machines This medicine is intended for use in children. However, it should be noted that Paracetamol Suspension is not expected to affect ability to drive or operate machinery.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Paracetamol Suspension Paracetamol Suspension contains: Ethanol: This medicinal product contains small quantities of ethanol (alcohol) less than 100 mg per 5 ml. (It contains up to 0.08 g of ethanol (alcohol) per 5 ml dose, equivalent to less than 2 ml beer or 1 ml wine per 5 ml dose). Liquid Maltitol Syrup (E965): if your child has an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before giving this medicine.
If you get any of the following side effects, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor as soon as possible:
bruising more easily, sore throat or other signs of infection (these may be signs of a blood disorder) n severe pain in the abdomen and back, with fever (high temperature), loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting (these may be signs of pancreas inflammation) n very rare cases of serious skin reactions have been reported.
Tell your doctor if you get any of these side effects: Skin rash If paracetamol is taken for a long time, it may lead to liver and kidney problems but if the right amount is taken over a short period of time there should be no problems.
Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/Yellowcard or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine
Paracetamol 250Mg/5ml Oral Suspension 6 Years directions for use:
Up to 4 doses in 24 hours.
Taking this medicine Check the table below to see how much medicine to use
This medicine contains 250mg of paracetamol in one 5ml spoonful.
Take this medicine by mouth only.
Never give more medicine than shown in the table.
It is important to shake the bottle for at least 10 seconds before use.
Always use the spoon supplied with the pack.
Do not overfill the spoon.
Do not give this medicine with any other paracetamol-containing product.
If you take more paracetamol than you should (overdose): Immediate medical advice should be sought in the event of an overdose, even if you or your child seem well, because of the risk of delayed, serious liver damage. Phone your doctor or go to your nearest accident and emergency department straight away. There may be no symptoms during the first 24 hours although paleness, nausea (feeling sick), vomiting (being sick) and abdominal pain may occur. If you forget to take this medicine: Take the next dose when needed
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
Each 5ml of Paracetamol 250Mg/5ml Oral Suspension 6 Years :
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My 15 yr old daughter will not swallow tablets but (thankfully) has given this her seal of approval! Like Calpol but half the price.
excellent price. I have 4kids and we found this worked as good as the leading brands but at half the price.