Trade name: Calpol
Strength: 120 mg per 5ml
Active ingredient: Paracetamol
Pregnancy category: Paracetamol belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: A AND US FDA pregnancy category: C
Uses: Calpol 120 mg per 5ml suspension is used to reduce fever and for mild to moderate pain from headaches, arthritis, menstrual periods, toothaches, backpain, cold.
How to use: Take Calpol 120 mg per 5ml suspension orally as directed by your doctor. Shake well before use. Measure the medication with measuring spoon provided. Do not use household spoon. Large dose of paracetamol can cause liver damage. Do not give this medication for children less than 2 months of age.
Side Effects: Side effects are rare. If you notice any of the below allergic reactions like difficulty breathing, hives, swelling of face, lips get emergency medical help.
Dosage: Usual pediatric dose (for 1 to 12 years) is 10 to 15 mg per kg per dose every 4 to 6 hours.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: December 29th, 2015
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