Panadol Elixir 5-12 Years

Children’s Panadol is only available in Pharmacy

For over 60 years, Children’s Panadol has given parents the confidence to get their kids back to being kids fast, through effective pain and fever relief. With Children’s Panadol liquid formulations, you can rest assured that nothing starts to work faster on fever 2-3, 5, *.

It’s Australia’s leading brand for children’s pain relief7, and the brand mums recommend & trust the most for their kids1.

Nothing is more effective2-5, †.

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?

Provides effective pain relief whilst also being suitable for your little ones. The active ingredient in Children’s Panadol is Paracetamol, which is suitable for 98% of the population⁶.

Other features:

  • Raspberry flavour
  • Measuring cup included in pack
  • Sugar free
  • Gentle to little stomachs
  • Contains paracetamol

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

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 18 kg (or is under 5 years 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

This dose may be repeated if necessary, every 4 hours.

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

Do not exceed the recommended dose for your child.

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

References

1 Ipsos Brand & Ad Tracking, September 2015.

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.

4 Schachtel BP, Thoden MA. Clin Pharmacol Ther 1993;53:593-601.

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

† Refers only to non-prescription medicines at the recommended Australian doses for paediatric paracetamol (15 mg/kg) and ibuprofen (10 mg/kg)

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