CALPOL®
Infant Suspension

Gets to work on fever in just 15 minutes.
Contains paracetamol.

For babies and children aged from 2 months to 6 years weighing more than 4kg and not premature.

Usage

CALPOL ® Infant Suspension provides soothing relief from pain and fever for your children, when they need it most. It starts to work on fever in just 15 minutes but is still gentle on delicate tummies. Trusted by parents for over 45 years, CALPOL ® Infant Suspension is gentle enough to use from 2 months. Each pack comes with an easy dose syringe.

Dosage

Infants 2–3 months

2.5ml

Leave 4–6 hours before a second dose

Can be given to babies 2-3 months with post-vaccination fever. Can also be given for other causes of pain and fever as long as they weigh over 4kg and are not premature.
Do not give more than 2 doses.
Leave at least 4 hours between doses.
If further doses are needed, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Infants 3–6 months

2.5ml

Up to 4 times in 24 hours

Infants 6–24 months

5ml

Up to 4 times in 24 hours

Children 2–4 years

7.5ml

Up to 4 times in 24 hours

Children 4–6 years

10ml

Up to 4 doses in 24 hours

For all the dosage information above please remember:
Do not give more than 4 doses in any 24 hour period
Leave at least 4 hours between doses.
Contains paracetamol – do not use more than one product
containing paracetamol at the same time.
Do not give this medicine to your child for more than 3 days without
speaking to your doctor or pharmacist
For further advice, always read the label.

Available as

  • CALPOL ® Infant Suspension 100ml and 200ml, Strawberry flavour
  • CALPOL ® Sugar Free Infant Suspension 100ml and 200ml,
    Strawberry flavour
  • CALPOL ® Infant Suspension
    sachets 12 x 5ml and 20 x 5ml, Strawberry flavour
  • CALPOL ® Sugar Free Infant Suspension sachets 12 x 5ml and 20 x 5ml, Strawberry flavour
  • CALPOL ® Infant Sugar Free Colour Free Oral Suspension 100ml, Strawberry flavour

 

 

See also

Treatment advice

"My son has a high temperature, what should I do?"

When your child suffers from a fever, it can be a sign that his body is fighting an infection. We've put together a helpful fact sheet of things to do and what symptoms to look out for.

How to care for an infant with fever

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