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Calpol Infant Suspension

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Calpol Infant Suspension review: 33 facts and highlights

Calpol Infant Suspension
Calpol Infant Suspension

Why is Calpol Infant Suspension better than the average?

  • Minimum age requirements
    0.16yearsvs11.73years
  • Shelf life
    36monthsvs31.6months

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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

4

The daily limit is the maximum amount of tablets/capsules that you may take in a 24 hour period, as advised by the producer.

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2.minimum age requirements

0.16years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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0.08years

3.Not linked to dependency
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It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.

4.Is available over-the-counter
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It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.

5.shelf life

36months

This is how long the product can be stored before you should throw it away, as measured in months. A long shelf life is desirable if you take it infrequently.

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Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets

48months

6.consecutive days

3

This is the longest amount of time you should take this medication before stopping or seeking medical advice. A short time can indicate that the drug is more likely to cause problems such as dependency or negative side effects.

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Composition

1.ibuprofen

0mg

Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory. The painkilling effects of ibuprofen take effect immediately, however the anti-inflammatory effects can take as long as a week.

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Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

684mg

2.paracetamol

60mg

Paracetamol (or acetaminophen as it is known in the US) is classified as a mild analgesic. It suppresses the feeling of pain, but does little to treat the cause.

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1000mg

3.aspirin

0mg

Aspirin can be used as an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory.

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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder

520mg

4.caffeine

0mg

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.

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Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets

65mg

5.codeine

0mg

Codeine is an opiate used to treat mild to moderate pain. Opiates can alter the mood, sometimes resulting in feelings of euphoria. This can be beneficial for pain relief, however it can become addictive and withdrawal symptoms are common.

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6.naproxen

0mg

Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory which can be used to treat a variety of symptoms of pain.

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Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Calpol Infant Suspension

Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.

2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Calpol Infant Suspension

Antipyretic medications help to lower the body temperature. This can help to make patients feel better, however it is not always recommended, as the temperature increase can be a natural defense to fight infections.

3.Not linked to feeling sedated
Calpol Infant Suspension

Feeling sedated means that you feel sleepy and may not be as responsive as you usually would be. Drugs which cause sedation should be used with caution.

4.Not linked to causing fever
Calpol Infant Suspension

The drug is not considered to be a cause of fever.

5.Not linked to blurred vision
Calpol Infant Suspension

The drug is not considered to be a cause of blurred vision.

6.Not linked to swelling
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Swelling is usually caused by a fluid build-up which enlarges a part of the body.

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