Amcal Children’s Paracetamol Elixir 1-5 years is a sugar, aspirin and alcohol free liquid with an orange flavour. It is specific for the relief of pain and fever in children.
Amcal Children’s Paracetamol Elixir 1-5 years is sugar, aspirin and alcohol free.
Contains: Sodium Methyl Hydroxybenzoate, Sodium Propyl Hydroxybenzoate and Saccharin Sodium. Free from gluten, lactose and sucrose.
Indications for Use
For effective temporary relief of pain and fever associated with
- Symptoms of colds and flu
Product Features and Benefits
- Paracetamol is widely used as an analgesic. It also has antipyretic effects to reduce body temperature in conditions causing fever
- Gentle to stomach
- Sugar and alcohol free
- Orange flavour
- Aspirin free
- May be administered undiluted or diluted in water or fruit juice
- Made in Australia
Directions for use
Not to be administered in children under 1 year of age.
Age Average Weight (kg) Single Dose
1 – 2 years 10.2 – 12.6 kg 6 – 8 mL
2 – 3 years 12.6 – 14.7 kg 8 – 9 mL
3 – 4 years 14.7 – 16.5 kg 9 – 10 mL
4 – 5 years 16.5 – 18.5 kg 10 – 12 mL
5 years 18.5 – 20.5 kg 12 – 13 mL
Shake before use. The dose can be given direct from a measuring cup or in water or fruit juice if preferred by the child.
If necessary repeat the dose every 4 to 6 hours with no more than 4 doses in 24 hours.
It is more accurate to use body weight rather than age to determine the dose as the weight of children of same age can vary.
The recommended dose for Amcal Paracetamol Elixir 1 – 5 years is 15 milligrams of Paracetamol for every 1 kilogram body weight. This dose may be repeated if necessary, every 4 hours.