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Brand name: Panadol Children's Elixir 5 to 12 Years TM

Active ingredients: paracetamol

What it is used for

For the effective, temporary relief from the fever and pain associated with teething, immunisation, earache, headache and colds & flu symptoms while being gentle to little stomachs. Suitable for children with asthma who are sensitvie to aspirin and NSAIDs.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Refrigerate
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

A clear, light, red coloured syrupy liquid

Food interactions

For the active ingredient paracetamol

  • Avoid alcohol (may increase risk of hepatotoxicity).
  • Take without regard to meals.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription.It is Schedule 2 : Pharmacy Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient paracetamol

This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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