Paracetamol/acetaminophen solution 160mg/5ml

acetaminophen 160mg/5ml solution
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Product Description

Each 5 mL Contains:

Paracetamol/acetaminophen ……160mg

Package:

237ml in bottle

USES

Temporarily: • reduces fever • relieves minor aches and pains due to: • the common cold • flu • headache • sore throat • toothache

DIRECTIONS

• this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use.
• do not give more than directed (see overdose warning)
• use the chart below to confirm dose. If possible, use weight to confirm, otherwise use age
• give the recommended number of vials below following the instructions under “Easy to Use” on the side panel.
• empty each Single-Use Vial required of all liquid when dosing
• if needed, repeat dose every 4 hours while symptoms last
• do not give more than 5 times in 24 hours
• do not give for more than 5 days unless directed by a doctor

Dosing Chart

Weight (Kg)Age (Years)Dose (mL)
under 10 Kgunder 2 yearsTalk to a doctor
11 -15 Kg2 – 3 years1 Single-Use Vial (5 mL)
16 – 20 Kg4-5 yearsTalk to a doctor
21 – 30 Kg6-10 years2 Single-Use Vial (10 mL)
30 – 40 Kg11 years3 Single-Use Vial (15 mL)
WARNINGS

Liver Warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if your child takes • more than 5 doses in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount for this product • with other drugs containing acetaminophen.
Allergy alert: acetaminophen may cause severe skin reactions. Symptoms may include: • skin reddening • blisters • rash. If a skin reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.
Sore throat warning: If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting consult a doctor promptly.

Do not use

• with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist
• If your child is allergic to acetaminophen or any of the inactive ingredients in this product

Ask a doctor before use if your child has
liver disease
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if
your child is taking the blood thinning drug warfarin

Stop use and ask a doctor if

• pain gets worse or lasts more than 5 days
• fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
• new symptoms occur
• redness or swelling is present. These could be signs of a serious condition.

Keep out of reach of children