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Calpol Strawberry Flav 250mg Susp 60ml

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60ml Suspension in Bottle
33.06*
MRP 40.32
15% OFF
3% EXTRA
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Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(250.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANALGESIC/ANTIPYRETIC

Medical Description

Calpol Strawberry suspension contains paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen as its active ingredient. It is used to provide relief from fever and pain in children. It acts by inhibiting the release...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Calpol Strawberry Flav 250mg Susp 60ml

Calpol Strawberry Suspension is used to treat fever and pain.
contraindications

Contraindications of Calpol Strawberry Flav 250mg Susp 60ml

  • If your child is allergic to paracetamol or any of the ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you are giving your child any other product that contains paracetamol.
sideEffects

Side effects of Calpol Strawberry Flav 250mg Susp 60ml

There are very rare chances of getting side effects with paracetamol. However, in rare cases, you may experience skin rashes, itching and blisters, allergic reactions and blood-related problems. There...
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precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Calpol Strawberry Flav 250mg Susp 60ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Calpol Strawberry Suspension during pregnancy?
A:
Pregnant women should not take Calpol Strawberry Suspension since it is meant to be used in children.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Calpol Strawberry Suspension while breastfeeding?
A:
Breastfeeding women should not take Calpol Strawberry Suspension since it is meant to be used in children.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your child had or has severe liver or kidney disease.
  • You are giving your child any other medicines or products that contain paracetamol.
  • Giving too much of the same can cause liver damage.
  • Calpol Strawberry Suspension should not be used in adults.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Calpol Strawberry Flav 250mg Susp 60ml

How Does It Work?

Calpol Strawberry Suspension contains paracetamol which blocks the production of these prostaglandins, which is responsible for causing pain, fever and swelling thus offering analgesic, anti-pyretic p...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Calpol Strawberry Flav 250mg Susp 60ml

  • Take medicine as directed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use.
interactions

Interactions of Calpol Strawberry Flav 250mg Susp 60ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat nausea or vomiting like metoclopramide or domperidone.
  • Medicines used to thin the blood like warfarin.
  • Cholesterol-lowering medicines like cholestyramine, do not take this medicine within one hour of taking Calpol Strawberry Suspension.
  • Medicines used to treat bacterial infections like chloramphenicol.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Calpol Strawberry Flav 250mg Susp 60ml

  • Store Calpol Strawberry Suspension at or below 25°C.
  • Do not freeze.
  • Protect it from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.
dosage

Dosage of Calpol Strawberry Flav 250mg Susp 60ml

Overdose

  • Taking Calpol Strawberry Suspension in high doses may result in serious liver damage.
  • Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and stomach ache.
  • However, if you have taken too much of Calpol Strawberry Suspension, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed a dose then take it, as soon as you remember.
  • Keep a gap of at least 4-6 hours between this dose and next dose.
  • If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions should I take when using this medicine?

A: Be cautious if your child has liver problems, kidney problems, as this medicine is known to cause serious liver damage in case of overdose.

Q: Can Calpol Strawberry Suspension be used in babies?

A: Yes, Calpol Strawberry Suspension can be used for babies but the dose varies from child to child.

Q: What should I do if my child vomits after giving Calpol Strawberry Suspension?

A: If your child vomits within 30 minutes of administering Calpol Strawberry Suspension, you need to give the same dose again.

Q: Can Calpol Strawberry Suspension cause constipation?

A: Constipation is not the common side effect of this medicine. If your child experiences any undesired side effects, talk to your doctor soon.

Q: What should I do if my child's temperature does not come down with Calpol Strawberry Suspension?

A: If your child's temperature does not come down after taking this medicine, reach out to your doctor soon.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsParacetamol / Acetaminophen(250.0 Mg)
UsesFever, Pain
Side effectsRash, Nausea
Last Updated on: 19 Aug 2021 | 02:27 PM (IST)
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