Do not give paracetamol to babies younger than 2 months old, unless it is prescribed by a doctor. Check with your doctor or pharmacist before giving your child paracetamol if they: are small for their age, as a lower dose may be better.
When should I give my baby Panadol?
It can be upsetting when your baby has a fever, and you may want to ease their discomfort by offering pain relief such as Panadol Colour-Free Baby Drops. These can be taken from one month of age, but always talk to your doctor first if your baby is under six months old and has a fever.
Is Panadol harmful for babies?
Don’t give paracetamol to infants, children or adolescents for more than 48 hours unless advised by a doctor.
Can you give a 1 month old panado syrup?
Infants: 3 months to 1 year: 2.5 to 5 ml (60 to 120 mg).
Can I mix Panadol with milk?
Help the medicine go down
Don’t mix medicine into a bottle of milk or cup of juice, however. If your child doesn’t drink the whole thing, he won’t get a full dose.
Is it OK to give baby Panadol every night?
Give every 4-6 hours but do NOT give more often than 4 times a day. Do NOT wake a child to give them paracetamol.
Can we feed baby after giving paracetamol?
Paracetamol is gentler on your baby’s stomach than ibuprofen, and doesn’t cause tummy problems. So you don’t need to give it to your baby with food.
What does baby Panadol do?
Children’s Panadol is recommended for the relief of pain and fever in children; and is trusted by mums and dads. Children’s Panadol has been trusted for over 60 years to relieve pain and fever. Tough on fever and gentle on little tummies, Children’s Panadol can start to reduce fever in just 15 minutes.
Can you mix paracetamol with milk for babies?
If you don’t have a syringe or spoon, ask your pharmacist for one. Do not use a kitchen teaspoon as it will not give the right amount. If your child doesn’t like the taste, you can give them a drink of milk or fruit juice straight after giving them the syrup.
What pain relief can you give a newborn?
Paracetamol and ibuprofen for babies and children
Paracetamol and ibuprofen are safe for treating pain and a high temperature in babies and children. Both are available as liquid medicines for young children. It’s best to choose a sugar-free version.
How much Panadol can a baby have?
The recommended dose for Children’s Panadol® in children under 12 years is 15 milligrams of paracetamol for every 1 kilogram body weight.
How many days paracetamol can be taken?
You can take a dose of paracetamol every 4-6 hours if needed, up to four times a day. Remember to leave at least four hours between doses and do not take more than four doses of paracetamol in any 24-hour period. You can take paracetamol before or after food.