Healthdirect Free Australian health advice you can count on.

Medical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately

healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or doctor who can help you know what to do.

beginning of content

Brand name: Paracetamol Children's Elixir 5 to 12 Years (Amcal) TM

Active ingredients: paracetamol

On October 28, 2020 Paracetamol Children's Elixir 5 to 12 Years (Amcal) was not listed on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG).

Healthdirect medicine data is refreshed once a month, see Data sources page. The medicine you searched for may have been added to the ARTG after this date.

Ask your pharmacist, doctor or health professional for advice, or search the ARTG.

Is this medicine available in Australia?

The ARTG is the register of all therapeutic goods that can be lawfully supplied in Australia. Sometimes a special provision is made to make available some medicines that are not listed in response to the needs of particular people or circumstances. To find out more check out the "Access to therapeutic goods not on the ARTG" section on the ARTG page.

Other medicines that contain: paracetamol

Data sources

For more information, see Medicine Information sources

Disclaimer

healthdirect medicines information is not intended for use in an emergency. If you are suffering an acute illness, overdose, or emergency condition, call triple zero (000) and ask for an ambulance.

Reasonable care has been taken to provide accurate information at the time of creation. This information is not intended to substitute medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be exclusively relied on to manage or diagnose a medical condition. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

See also

Back to top back to top

Need more information?

These trusted information partners have more on this topic.

Top results

Paracetamol for children - myDr.com.au

The correct dose of paracetamol for a child depends on their weight. Find out about using paracetamol in kids.

Read more on myDr website

Treating my child’s pain or fever - paracetamol or ibuprofen? - NPS MedicineWise

Ibuprofen & paracetamol are two of the most commonly used over-the-counter (OTC) medicines to treat pain & fever in children. Find out which one to give & when. 

Read more on NPS MedicineWise website

Toothache: self-care - myDr.com.au

Toothache is usually caused by dental decay. Find out what products are available for toothache.

Read more on myDr website

Period pain: self-care - myDr.com.au

Period pain can be caused by prostaglandins, produced by the uterus, leading to cramping pain in your lower abdomen and stomach.

Read more on myDr website

Mumps

Mumps is a contagious viral infection, most common in children between 5 and 15 years. These days it’s rare thanks to effective immunisation.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Chickenpox - myDr.com.au

Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease caused by a viral infection. Most children with chickenpox develop an itchy rash that lasts for about 10 days.

Read more on myDr website

Measles self-care - myDr.com.au

Measles is a highly infectious disease caused by a virus. It is most common in children and is spread by coughing, sneezing or sometimes kissing. Find out what products are available for measles.

Read more on myDr website

Accidental poisoning - myDr.com.au

Children's curiosity can lead to danger, such as accidental poisoning.

Read more on myDr website

Immunise Australia Program

The Immunise Australia Program aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs, administering the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals.

Read more on Department of Health website

Meningococcal disease - myDr.com.au

Meningococcal disease is a rare but serious illness, occurring mostly in winter and early spring in Australia. Find out what causes this disease and how to prevent it.

Read more on myDr website

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice you can count on

1800 022 222

Government Accredited with over 140 information partners

We are a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice

Australian Government, health department logo ACT Government logo New South Wales government, health department logo Northen Territory Government logo Government of South Australia, health department logo Tasmanian government logo Government of Western Australia, health department logo