Calpol SixPlus Suspension is a strawberry flavoured sugar free oral solution intended for use in children over the age of 6.
What can Calpol SixPlus treat:
- Fever (Raised Temperature)
- Post-Immunisation Fever
- Cold & Flu symptoms
- Sore throat
- Other aches & pains
For oral use only.
How to take Calpol Six Plus:
|Child's Age||How Much - Up to 4 times a day|
|8-10 Years||7.5ml (5ml + 2.5ml)|
|10-12 Years||10ml (5ml + 5ml)|
|12-16 Years||10-15ml (Two to Three 5ml doses)|
|Adults and Children over 16 years||10-20ml (Two to Four 5ml 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.
Directions For Use:
1: Shake the bottle for at least 10 seconds and remove the cap. There is a plug with a hole in the neck of the bottle. Insert the end of the syringe in to the hole and ensure it is secure.
2: Hold the syringe in place and turn the bottle upside down and gently pull down the plunger to either 2.5 ml or 5 ml as appropriate (see tables for the correct dose).
3: Turn the bottle the right way up.
4: Remove the syringe by holding onto the bottle and twisting out gently.
5: Place the syringe inside the child’s mouth against the cheek and press the plunger slowly to gently release the medicine.
6: After use, the plug should remain in the neck of the bottle. Wipe the plug and neck clean and rinse the cap before replacing.
7: The syringe should be washed and dried after use. It should be cleaned by hand without removing the plunger.
Each 5ml dose contains 250mg Paracetamol.
Who Is Calpol Six Plus Sugar Free Suspension Not Suitable For?
Do not give your child this medicine if:
- They are allergic to paracetamol or any of the ingredients listed.
- They are taking anything else with paracetamol in it.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist IF:
- Your child has serious kidney or liver problems.
- Your child has an inherited intolerance to fructose or been diagnosed with an intolerance to some other sugars.
- 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) or Anticonvulsants (drugs to treat epilepsy)
Can I Buy Calpol Six Plus Sugar Free Suspension Over The Counter?
This medicine is available to buy over the counter. You do not need a prescription to buy Calpol Six Plus Sugar Free Suspension but you may be asked some questions about you or your childs medical health when you add it to your basket. Our pharmacist will check your consultation prior to despatch to ensure it is safe and appropriate for you.
Always read the patient information leaflet before using this medicine.
This product is a medicine, and the sales are monitored to ensure the safety of our customers. From time to time we may impose limits on the amounts you may purchase and apply restrictions to the frequency of orders. For helpful advice please read Our Policies in the footer of the site to understand more.
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if his medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children and below 25c in a dry place away from direct sunlight.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product and if you have any questions please contact one of our pharmacists for more information.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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