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Calpol 120mg Suspension_92389 (1)
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Calpol 120mg Suspension

Salt Composition : Paracetamol

Manufacturer : GLAXO SMITHKLINE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 40.32
Price :35
You Save :5 (13%)

1 Bottle(s) Of 60ml

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Introduction to Calpol 120mg Suspension

Calpol 120mg suspension contains the active constituent Paracetamol. It belongs to the class of medications called analgesics and antipyretics. It relieves mild to moderate pain and reduces fever, including cold and flu symptoms. Do not take this medicine to your child if they are allergic to Paracetamol or any other ingredients, and if they have an allergic reaction, include a rash and breathing problems. This medicine can be given to children. 

Inform your physician if your child has liver disease and kidney problems. Notify your physician if your child has an inherited intolerance to sugar. Do not give alcohol or alcohol-containing beverages to your child while administering this medicine. If a pregnant woman requires this medicine, it should be used only in the lowest doses after consulting with a healthcare provider. Notify your physician immediately if your child gets swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, face, lips, or throat after taking this tablet.


Uses of Calpol 120mg Suspension

  • Mild to moderate pain
  • To reduce fever

Therapeutic Effects of Calpol 120mg Suspension

Calpol 120mg suspension reduces fever by inhibiting the formulation and release of hormone-like substances (prostaglandins) in the CNS and by inhibiting substances like endogenous pyrogens at the hypothalamic thermoregulator center. The analgesic activity of paracetamol is by inhibiting cyclooxygenase enzymes, particularly COX-3, in the CNS.


Interaction of Calpol 120mg Suspension with other drugs

Inform your healthcare provider about all your medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional, and supplements and herbal products. Certain medications interact with Calpol 120mg suspension and reduce its effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.


More Information about Calpol 120mg Suspension

  • Do not store above 25°C
  • Do not refrigerate or freeze.
  • Protect the medicine from light and excessive moisture.
  • Keep the medicine out of reach of children and pets
  • If you missed the dosing schedule, inform your healthcare professional immediately and reschedule.

How to consume Calpol 120mg Suspension

Always take Calpol 120mg suspension as instructed by your doctor. This medicine should be taken orally. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of the treatment based on the disease condition and other factors. Do not overdose on the medicine.


Safety Advices for Calpol 120mg Suspension

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Pregnancy

  

Inform your physician if you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy during the treatment. If necessary, Calpol 120mg suspension can be used in low doses during pregnancy

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Breast Feeding

  

Calpol 120mg suspension can be used in low doses during breastfeeding. Inform your physician if you are nursing a child. 

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Lungs

  

Calpol 120mg suspension can be used in patients with lung disorders. Inform your doctor if you have any lung diseases before starting the treatment.

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Liver

  

Calpol 120mg suspension is contraindicated in patients with severe liver disease. Inform your physician if you have any liver diseases before initiating the treatment.

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Alcohol

  

It is unsafe to consume alcohol during the treatment with Calpol 120mg suspension.

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Driving

  

Calpol 120mg suspension does not affect your ability to drive and operate heavy machinery. Inform your physician if you face any symptoms that alter your concentration.


Side Effects of Calpol 120mg Suspension

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Common

  • Itchy skin
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Agitation

Serious 

  • Liver injury
  • Pneumonitis
  • Skin reactions

Word of Advice

Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use. Do not use more than directed. Do not take this medicine for more than 10 days in a row, unless directed by your doctor. Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose. Shake this medicine well before use.


FAQs

Q 1. What conditions can Calpol 120mg suspension be used for?

Calpol 120mg suspension can be used to relieve pain associated with headaches, toothaches, menstrual cramps, muscle aches, backaches, and minor aches and pains caused by common colds and flu. It is also used to reduce fever.

Q 2. Which organ is particularly toxic to Calpol 120mg suspension?

Calpol 120mg suspension is a widely used nonprescription analgesic and antipyretic medication for mild-to-moderate pain and fever. Harmless at low doses, but it has direct hepatotoxic potential when taken as an overdose and can cause acute liver injury

Q 3. Can adult patients take Calpol 120mg suspension?

This medicine is formulated in pediatric dose. If required, your physician may prescribe you to take the medicine. Consult your doctor before taking any medicine

Q 4. What if a child vomits after taking Calpol 120mg suspension?

Do not give your child the same dose again if your child is sick (vomits) after having a dose of paracetamol tablets or syrup. Wait until it's time for their next dose, or ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice.

Q 5. Does Calpol 120mg suspension make babies sleepy?

It is a medicine to help reduce pain and make children with fever feel better. It will not cause drowsiness or cause your child to sleep.

Q 6. Can I give a paracetamol suppository after Calpol 120mg suspension?

Do not give suppositories and Calpol 120mg suspension together. Because both contain the same ingredient, paracetamol and it may cause side effects due to overdosage. Consult your doctor about the time gap interval between two different formulations before giving these medicines.


Fact Box of Calpol 120mg Suspension

Molecule name: Paracetamol

Therapeutic class: Antipyretic, Analgesics

Pharmacological class: Antipyretic, Analgesics

Indications: 

1. Mild to moderate pain 

2. To reduce fever 


References

  1. Paracetamol 500mg Tablets - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (emc). www.medicines.org.uk. Published September 2022. Accessed May 18, 2023. https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/6693/smpc
  2. KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Antipyretics-Analgesics, 7th edition, 2013, 206-207.
  3. Goodman & Gilman’s, The Pharmacological Basics of Therapeutics, Anti-inflammatory, Antipyretic, and Analgesic Agents; Pharmacotherapy of Gout, 12th edition, 2011, 982-984.

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