Calpol Six Plus Fast Melts Sugar Free Strawberry Flavour 24 Tablets
£5.79 – £16.99
Children can suffer many types of pain, such as: headache, toothache, earache, muscle aches and pains, and sore throat. Calpol Six Plus Fast Melts are an orodispersible paracetamol that provide effective relief from pain and fever. Aimed at children, this medicine comes in strawberry flavour, is colour and sugar free. These tablets melt on the tongue so there is no need for the child to worry about swallowing tablets. In just 15 minutes this medicine begins to take effect on fever so your little one will be feeling relief from their symptoms. Please note that you should not give this medicine to your child for more than 3 days without consulting a health professional.
How do you use Calpol SixPlus Fastmelts.
Calpol SixPlus Fastmelts are used to relieve pain and or bring down fever (high temperature) in many conditions,including post-immunisation fever, teething, headache, cold and flu, toothache, earache, sore throat and other aches and pains.
What is teething pain?
There are several types of pain. Of concern here is teething. Most babies start teething at around six months. Symptoms include, having sore and red gums. and rubbing their ear. Additionally, they may start gnawing and chewing on things a lot.
How can I help my baby with teething pain?
Use a teething ring. Cool it in the fridge and it will soothe your baby’s gums. Give your baby a crust or bread stick. Stay close in case they choke. Use teething gels. Use Nurofen soft chews .
For oral use only.
To remove tablet use a fingernail to break the foil along the dotted line before pressing the tablet out.
Tablets can be sucked gently until they melt on the tongue. There is no need to take water as they melt into a pleasant tasting paste which is easily swallowed. Alternatively, the tablets can be dissolved in a teaspoon of water or milk if preferred. Do not give more medicine than the label tells you to. If your child does not get better, talk to your doctor. Do not give anything else containing paracetamol while giving this medicine.
Children under 6 years
Not recommended for children under 6 years old.
Ask your pharmacist to recommend a suitable product.
Give up to 4 times a day
6-9 years, 1 tablet
9-12 years, 2 tablets
12-16 years, 2-3 tablets
Adults and children over 16 year, 2-4 tablets
Do not give more than 4 doses in any 24 hour period.
Leave at least 4 hours between doses.
Additionally, See our other pain killers.
See our other children’s products.
CALPOL SIXPLUS FASTMELTS™ can have side-effects, like all
medicines, although these don’t affect everyone and are usually mild.
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice any
■ allergic reactions including swelling of the face, tongue or
throat, difficulty swallowing, unexplained wheezing,
shortness of breath which may be accompanied by skin
rash or hives.
■ becoming unusually tired, unexpected bruising or bleeding
and getting more infections (such as colds) than usual.
These are very rare effects in people taking paracetamol.
■ very rare cases of serious skin reactions have been reported.
Symptoms may include: skin reddening, blisters, rash. If skin
reactions occur or existing skin symptoms worsen, stop use
and seek medical help right away.
If your child shows any of these signs, stop giving
paracetamol and talk to a doctor right away.
Long term use: People who use medicines containing paracetamol
every day for a long time (several months or more) could get
certain side-effects, including liver and kidney damage. People
taking paracetamol in the usual way for shorter periods have not
had these problems, but liver function tests may be affected.
If you notice any side-effects