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Calpol Paediatric Drops

Salt Composition : Paracetamol

Manufacturer : GLAXO SMITHKLINE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 30.07
Price :26
You Save :4 (14%)

1 Bottle(s) Of 15ml

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Introduction to Calpol Paediatric Drops

Calpol Pediatric drop 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 give 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 is recommended for use in 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 Paediatric Drops

  • Mild to moderate pain
  • To reduce fever

Therapeutic Effects of Calpol Paediatric Drops

Paracetamolpediatric oral drops reduce 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 Calpol is by inhibiting cyclooxygenase enzymes, particularly COX-3, in the CNS.


Interaction of Calpol Paediatric Drops 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 oral pediatric drops and reduce its effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.


More Information about Calpol Paediatric Drops

  • 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 Paediatric Drops

Always take Calpol oral pediatric drops 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 Paediatric Drops

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Pregnancy

  

This medicine is intended for children. Inform your physician if you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy during the treatment.

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Breast Feeding

  

Calpol pediatric oral drops can be used in low doses during breastfeeding. Inform your physician if you are nursing a child. 

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Lungs

  

Calpol pediatric oral drops 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 pediatric oral drops 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 pediatric oral drops.

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Driving

  

Calpol pediatric oral drops 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 Paediatric Drops

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them. There are no common side effects associated with this medicine.


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. Do not touch the dropper with hands. 


FAQs

Q 1. What if a child vomits after taking Calpol pediatric oral drops?

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

Q 2. Do Calpol pediatric oral drops make babies sleepy?

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

Q 3. How to give Calpol pediatric oral drops to babies?

Put the dropper oral syringe inside your child's mouth between the gums and the inside surface of their cheek. Gently push the plunger to squirt small amounts of medicine into the side of your child's mouth. Allow your child to swallow before you carry on pushing the plunger

Q 4. Can I mix Calpol pediatric oral drops with my baby's milk or food?

Calpol pediatric oral drops should be administered directly into the baby's mouth using the provided dropper or as directed by a healthcare professional. Mixing it with milk or food is not recommended, as it may affect the proper dosage and absorption of the medication. Follow the instructions provided or consult a healthcare professional if you have any concerns.

Q 5. Can I give Calpol pediatric oral drops to my child if they are on other medications?

Calpol pediatric oral drops can interact with certain medications, so it is important to inform your healthcare provider about all your child is medications, including prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, and herbal supplements. They can advise you on any potential interactions or precautions.


Fact Box of Calpol Paediatric Drops

Molecule name: Paracetamol

Therapeutic class: Antipyretic, Analgesics

Pharmacological class: Antipyretic, Analgesics

Indications: 

1. Mild to moderate pain 

2. To reduce fever 


References

  1. Calpol 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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