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Calpol



Calpol is a brand of children's medicine sold in the UK, Ireland and India. The main product is a paracetamol suspension. It is usually a coloured syrup with a sweet taste, used to treat fever and pain. Calpol also comes in a form containing ibuprofen, marketed under the name Calprofen.

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In the UK, Calpol is widely available in most pharmacies and supermarkets.

The name Calpol is commonly used to refer to any pediatric paracetamol suspension and could be considered a Genericized Trademark

Calpol comes in 5 age ranges:


  • 0-5 Months (containing 0.5mg of paracetamol per sachet)
  • 5-12 Months (containing 30mg of paracetamol per sachet)
  • 1-2 Years (containing 50mg of paracetamol per sachet)
  • 3-5 Years (containing 70mg of paracetamol per sachet)
  • 6+ Years (containing 150mg of paracetamol per sachet)


Calpol also comes in tablet form and in sachets.

invented by Dr. Pascoe

 
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