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

Active ingredients: paracetamol

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has a recall notice on this product.

Children's Panadol 1-5 Years 24mg/mL and 5-12 Years Colourfree Suspension 48mg/mL

Recall Action Commencement Date: 18/05/2016

Children's Panadol 5 - 12 Years Colourfree Suspension paracetamol 48mg/mL bottle (Strawberry) Pack Size 200mL

Batch Number: 136418

Children's Panadol 5 - 12 Years Colourfree Suspension paracetamol 48mg/mL bottle (Orange) Pack Size 200mL

Batch Number: 136443

Children's Panadol 5-12 Years Colourfree Suspension paracetamol 48mg/mL bottle (Strawberry) - 200mL Pack Size 200mL

Batch Number: 136444

Aust R Number: 178302, 178303
Recall Ref: RC-2016-RN-00641-1

Further information on this recall can be found at http://apps.tga.gov.au/PROD/SARA/arn-detail.aspx?k=RC-2016-RN-00641-1

What it is used for

For the temporary relief of fever and pain associated with teething, headache, earache, immunisation, symptoms of cold and flu.

How to take it

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

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.

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

An opaque, white viscous suspension, with small white crystals dispersed uniformly throughout the suspension.

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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