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Calpol Infant Suspension – Strawberry Flavour, 100ml
Introducing the Calpol Infant Suspension – Strawberry Flavour, the ultimate solution for providing rapid relief from pain and fever for your precious little one. Specially formulated to cater to your child’s needs, this product guarantees quick results while ensuring a gentle and soothing experience for their delicate tummies.
When your little bundle of joy is feeling under the weather, every minute counts. With the Calpol Infant Suspension, you can rest assured that relief is just around the corner. In just 15 minutes, this powerful formula starts to work its magic, effectively alleviating fever and discomfort. No more waiting around for hours or agonizing over your child’s well-being.
We understand that your child’s health is of utmost importance, which is why we have crafted this suspension with utmost care and consideration. The Calpol Infant Suspension is meticulously designed to be gentle on your little one’s tummy, ensuring that they receive the relief they need without any unpleasant side effects.
This paracetamol infant suspension is readily available in Asset Pharmacy stores, making it easily accessible whenever you require it. Alternatively, it can be conveniently shipped to your doorstep, ensuring that you never run out of this essential remedy.
The Strawberry Flavour adds an extra element of delight for your child, making medicine time a little more enjoyable. The pleasant taste ensures that your little one won’t resist taking their necessary dose, providing you with peace of mind.
When it comes to your child’s well-being, trust in the Calpol Infant Suspension – Strawberry Flavour. It is the reliable and fast-acting solution that guarantees relief from pain and fever, allowing your child to bounce back to their happy and healthy selves in no time.
Trusted by parents for over 50 years,
The CALPOL Infant Suspension Range is gentle enough to use from 2 months. Each pack comes with an easy dose syringe.
What is Calpol Infant Suspension for?
Calpol Sugar-Free Infant Suspension is a strawberry flavoured oral suspension and is used for the relief of:
- Fever (raised temperature)
- Post-immunisation fever
- Cold & flu symptoms
- Sore throat
- Other aches & pains
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What is the price of Calpol Infant Suspension in Nigeria?
The price of Calpol Infant Suspension is N12,700
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How to Use
How to use Calpol Infant Suspension
Check the tables to see how much medicine to use.
■ For oral use only.
■ Always use the syringe supplied with the pack.
■ 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
Babies under 2 months
Do not give to babies under 2 months old. Consult your doctor.
Babies 2 – 3 months
For the relief of fever after vaccinations at 2, 3 and 4 months – 2.5 ml. This dose may be given up to 4 times a day starting at the time of vaccination. Do not give more than 4 doses in any 24 hour period. Leave at least 4 hours between
doses. If your baby still needs this medicine two days after receiving the vaccine talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Pain and other causes of fever
Child’s 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
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 at least 10 seconds before use.
Product Information of Calpol Infant Suspension
Before giving the medicine to your child
This medicine is suitable for most people but a few people should not use it. If you are in any doubt, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Do not give your child this medicine… ■ If s/he has ever had a bad reaction to any of the ingredients. ■ If s/he is taking anything else with paracetamol in it. ■ If s/he is between 2-3 months old and is taking this medicine for other causes of pain and fever and: ■ Weighs less than 4 kg or ■ Was born before 37 weeks If any of these applies, get advice from a pharmacist or doctor without using CALPOL ®. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist… ■ If your child has serious kidney or liver problems. ■ If your child has an inherited intolerance to fructose or been diagnosed with an intolerance to some other sugars. ■ If your child is taking any other medicines including: ■ metoclopramide or domperidone (used to treat nausea and vomiting ) ■ cholestyramine (used to treat high cholesterol ) ■ anticoagulants (drugs that thin the blood, such as warfarin) ■ anticonvulsants (drugs to treat epilepsy ) If you are not sure about the medicine your child is taking, show the bottle or pack to your pharmacist. If any of these bullet points apply, talk to a doctor or pharmacist. If adults take this medicine: The following additional warnings are included in case an adult takes this product. ■ 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. ■ If you drink large amounts of alcohol, you may be more open to the side-effects of paracetamol. If this applies to you, talk to a doctor before use. ■ If necessary, the medicine can be used during pregnancy. 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 or pharmacist if the pain and/ or fever are not reduced or if you need to take the medicine more often. ■ Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine if you are breastfeeding. Some of the ingredients can cause problems ■ Methyl (E218), propyl (E216) and ethyl (E214) parahydroxybenzoate may cause allergic reactions which could possibly be delayed. ■ The sucrose and sorbitol (E420) content of this product means that this product is unsuitable for people with inherited intolerance to fructose. ■ This medicine contains 2.2 g of sucrose per 5 ml dose and 451 mg of sorbitol (E420) per 5 ml dose which is equivalent to 90 mg/ml. This should be taken into account in patients with diabetes mellitus. Sorbitol is a source of fructose. If your doctor has told you that your child has an intolerance to some sugars or if your child has been diagnosed with hereditary fructose intolerance (HFI), a rare genetic disorder in which a person cannot break down fructose, talk to your doctor before your child receives this medicine. ■ Sorbitol may cause gastrointestinal discomfort and mild laxative effect. ■ Carmoisine (E122) may cause allergic reactions. ■ This medicine contains less than 1 mmol sodium (23 mg) per 5ml, that is to say essentially ‘sodium-free’. ■ This medicine contains 13.63mg propylene glycol (E1520) in each 5ml dose, which is equivalent to 2.73mg/ml.
Side Effects of Calpol Infant Suspension
CALPOL Infant Suspension can have side-effects, like all medicines, although these don’t affect everyone and are usually mild. Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice any of these: ■ allergic reactions including swelling of the face, tongue or throat, difficulty swallowing, unexplained wheezing, shortness of breath, rash or hives. ■ becoming unusually tired, unexpected bruising or bleeding and getting more infections (such as colds) than usual. These are very rare effects in people taking paracetamol. ■ very rare cases of serious skin reactions have been reported. Symptoms may include: skin reddening, blisters, rash. If skin reactions occur or existing skin symptoms worsen, stop use and seek medical help right away. If your child shows any of these signs, stop giving paracetamol and talk to a doctor right away. Long term use: People who use medicines containing paracetamol every day for a long time (several months or more) could get certain side-effects, including liver and kidney damage. People taking paracetamol in the usual way for shorter periods have not had these problems, but liver function tests may be affected. If you notice any side-effects not included in this leaflet please tell your doctor or pharmacist. Reporting of side-effects: If you get any side-effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side-effects not listed in this leaflet.
Product Ingredients of Calpol Infant Suspension
The active ingredient is: Paracetamol 120 mg per 5 ml. Other ingredients are: Sucrose, sorbitol liquid (E420), glycerol, polysorbate 80, asulfame potassium, methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218), propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216), ethyl parahydroxybenzoate (E214), microcrystalline cellulose and carmellose sodium, xanthan gum and purified water. The flavouring is strawberry (containing propylene glycol (E1520)) and colouring is carmoisine (E122). Each 5 ml of this product contains 2.2 g of sucrose.
How to store
How to store Calpol Infant Suspension
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Do not store above 25°C. Keep bottle in the outer carton. Do not use after the end of the month shown as an expiry date on the packaging. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment
Patient Information Leaflet
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