Calpol Paediatric Suspension
3 months to 6 years

Calpol has a child-resistant cap, is alcohol free and suitable for infants and children from 3 months.

Paracetamol is considered an effective first choice for the treatment of pain and fever in children.

Available at your nearest retail outlet and pharmacy

Trust Calpol Paediatric Suspension to relieve pain and fever

  • Paediatric suspension with paracetamol
  • For teething pains & toothaches
  • For pain & fever
  • Pleasant strawberry flavour & is alcohol free
  • Indicated for infants from 3 months to children of six years
  • For sore throats & headaches

Overview

What does it relieve?

  • Sore throat
  • Teething pains
  • Toothache
  • Headache
  • Fever associated with Cold & Flu symptoms

What are the ingredients?

Each 5 ml contains:

  • Paracetamol 120 mg
  • Preservative: Methyl Hydroxybenzoate 0,1% m/v
  • Preservative: Propyl Hydroxybenzoate 0,02% m/v
  • Contains sugar (Sorbitol & Glucose)
  • Alcohol Free

What are its features?

Alcohol free

  • Pink coloured uniform suspension with a strawberry odour and taste.
  • Amber glass bottles of 50ml and 100ml.

Dosage information

Match the child's weight to the chart below. If the weight is not known, then match the age of the child.

Age

Average weight

Dose

Under 3 months

 

Not recommended

3- 6 months

6- 8 kg

3,75 ml

6 - 24 months

8 - 12 kg

5 ml

2 - 4 years

12 - 16 kg

7,5 ml

4 - 6 years

16 - 20 kg

10 ml

Warning

Infants under three months: NOT RECOMMENDED.

May be given three to four times daily but with an interval of 4 hours between each dose.

Consult your doctor if no relief is obtained with the recommended dosage.

DO NOT USE CONTINUOUSLY FOR LONGER THAN TEN DAYS WITHOUT CONSULTING YOUR DOCTOR.

Further Information

Follow the dosage instructions on package, do not exceed the recommended dose.

Enquiries

If you would like any further information regarding Calpol products, please contact the GSK hotline on +27 11 745 6001 or 0800118274, or send a query through our website.

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