Calpol Infant Suspension
Calpol Infant Suspension
Top 69%18 points
Top 69%

Calpol Infant Suspension review: 33 facts and highlights

1. ibuprofen

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.
0mg
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg: 684mg

2. Is antipyretic (fever reducing)

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.
Calpol Infant Suspension
96% have it

3. Targets toothaches

Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
Calpol Infant Suspension
58% have it

4. paracetamol

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.
60mg
Goody's Headache Relief Shot: 1000mg

5. maximum capsules daily

The daily limit is the maximum amount of tablets/capsules that you may take in a 24 hour period, as advised by the producer.
4
St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg: 48

6. Not linked to feeling sedated

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.
Calpol Infant Suspension
26% have it

7. Not linked to causing fever

The drug is not considered to be a cause of fever.
Calpol Infant Suspension
6% have it

8. Not linked to blurred vision

The drug is not considered to be a cause of blurred vision.
Calpol Infant Suspension
48% have it

9. Not linked to swelling

Swelling is usually caused by a fluid build-up which enlarges a part of the body.
Calpol Infant Suspension
6% have it

10. Not linked to bloating

Bloating, usually in the abdomen, is an uncomfortable swollen feeling. It is usually caused by a build-up of fluid or gas.
Calpol Infant Suspension
13% have it

11. Not linked to Reye’s syndrome

Reye’s syndrome is a potentially fatal disease which affects the brain and liver. The disease has been associated with aspirin use in children under 16.
Calpol Infant Suspension
76% have it

12. Not linked to gastrointestinal ulcers

Gastrointestinal ulcers can cause stomach bleeding which can be extremely painful. People who are at risk may be advised to avoid drugs such aspirin and ibuprofen.
Calpol Infant Suspension
9% have it

13. Not linked to tinnitus

Tinnitus is the perception of sound within the ear, quite often the sound of ringing.
Calpol Infant Suspension
40% have it

14. No naproxen-associated heart risk

Naproxen may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it for an extended period of time.
Calpol Infant Suspension
94% have it

15. minimum age requirements

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
0.16years
Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension: 0.08years

16. Not linked to dependency

It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.
Calpol Infant Suspension
75% have it

17. Not linked to diarrhea

Diarrhea, from the Greek for “passing through,” means having loose or liquid bowel movements.
Calpol Infant Suspension
24% have it

18. aspirin

Aspirin can be used as an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory.
0mg
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder: 520mg

19. Is available over-the-counter

It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
Calpol Infant Suspension

20. caffeine

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.
0mg
Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets: 65mg

21. codeine

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.
0mg
Nurofen Plus: 12.8mg

22. Not linked to heartburn

Heartburn is a burning sensation in the chest, usually caused by indigestion.
Calpol Infant Suspension
45% have it

23. diphenhydramine

Diphenhydramine causes sleepiness or drowsiness. This is better for use at night, particularly if pain prevents you from sleeping.
0mg
Motrin PM: 38mg

24. naproxen

Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory which can be used to treat a variety of symptoms of pain.
0mg
Dolormin GS mit Naproxen: 250mg

25. Not linked to dizziness

Dizziness is a confusion of spatial perception. It can manifest itself as inability to stand up straight, or a feeling that you or your surroundings are spinning.
Calpol Infant Suspension
26% have it

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