Panadol Colour-Free Suspension
5-12 Years

Children’s Panadol is only available in Pharmacy

Nothing starts to work faster on fever ¹⁻³*. Choose Panadol Colourfree Suspension for effective, temporary relief from fever and pain in children aged 5-12.

Overview

What does it relieve?

  • Fever
  • Teething pain
  • Immunisation pain
  • Earache
  • Headache
  • Cold & Flu symptoms

What's the format?

A suspension consisting of undissolved particles of one or more medicinal agents mixed with a liquid vehicle for oral administration.

What are its features?

Fast relief while being gentle to little stomachs

Other features:

  • Colourfree
  • Flavours – a choice of Strawberry or Orange
  • PET bottle with neck insert for easy dosing (BPA free)
  • Sugar free
  • Colour free

What are the ingredients?

Active ingredient: Paracetamol 48 mg/mL

Excipients: Maltitol solution, Sorbitol solution (70 per cent) (non-crystallising), Water – purified, Carbomer 934P, Sodium Nipasept, Sodium hydroxide, , Malic acid, Sucralose, Xanthan gum, Acesulfame potassium, Edetate sodium, either Strawberry 539421 T or Orange 539420 T

How to use

The number of steps is dependent on the specific product. In this instance, the product outlines 3 steps.

Dosage

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

If your child weighs less than 10kg (or is under 1 year of age) or more than 41 kg, please consult your doctor about adjusting the dosage amount.

Age

Average weight

Dose

5 - 6 Years

18 - 20 kg

6 mL

6 - 7 Years

20 - 22 kg

6 - 7 mL

7 - 8 Years

22 - 25 kg

7 - 8 mL

8 - 9 Years

25 - 28 kg

8 - 9 mL

9 - 10 Years

28 - 32 kg

9 - 10 mL

10 - 11 Years

32 - 36 kg

10 - 11 mL

11 - 12 Years

36 - 41 kg

11 - 13 mL

Warning

Do not give more than 4 doses in one day or within any 24-hour period.

Do not use for more than 48 hours at a time except on medical advice.

Further Information

The recommended dose for Children's Panadol in children under 12 years is 15 milligrams of paracetamol for every 1 kilogram body weight. Follow the dosage instructions on the bottle, do not exceed the recommended dose unless directed by your doctor.

Enquiries

If you would like any further information regarding Children's Panadol products, please call our INFOLINE (Freecall) Australia on 1-800-028-533, or send a query through our website.

References

1 Celebi S et al. Indian J Pediatr 2009;76:287-91.

2 Autret-Leca E et al. Curr Med Res Opin 2007;23:2205-11.

3 Walson PD et al. Am J Dis Child 1992;146:626-32.

* Refers only to non-prescription medicines and is based on the liquid paracetamol formulation given at a dosage of 15mg/kg

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