Paracetamol Infant's Drops (Pharmacist Formula) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) paracetamol. On this page you will find out more about Paracetamol Infant's Drops (Pharmacist Formula), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: paracetamol
Over 65 years of age?
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Information for medicine and pack size:
Paracetamol Infant's Drops (Pharmacist Formula) Colour Free 100 mg/mL oral liquid solution, 20 mL
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
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What this medicine is for
For effective temporary relief of fever and pain associated with teething, immunisation, earache, headache, symptoms of cold and flu.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Colourless to pale pink solution with characteristic flavour|
|Dosage Form||Oral Liquid, solution|
|Route of administration||Oral|
20mL: Pharmacy Medicine (Over the counter)
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||3 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.
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