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Calpol SixPlus

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Calpol SixPlus review: 34 facts and highlights

Calpol SixPlus
Calpol SixPlus

Why is Calpol SixPlus better than the average?

  • Paracetamol
    250mgvs175.77mg
  • Minimum age requirements
    6yearsvs11.73years
  • 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

6years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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3.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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4.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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5.Is available over-the-counter
Calpol SixPlus

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

6.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.

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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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684mg

2.paracetamol

250mg

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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3.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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65mg

4.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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5.aspirin

0mg

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

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Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Calpol SixPlus

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

2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Calpol SixPlus

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.Is anti-inflammatory
Calpol SixPlus

Anti- inflammatory drugs are particularly good for things like muscle and joint pain, as they not only block out the pain but also target the cause.

4.Not linked to causing fever
Calpol SixPlus

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

5.Not linked to blurred vision
Calpol SixPlus

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

6.Not linked to swelling
Calpol SixPlus

Swelling is usually caused by a fluid build-up which enlarges a part of the body.

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