Calpol Tablets

Calpol Tablets are a paracetamol formulation that contains Optizorb technology. Calpol Tablets with unique Optizorb release medicine 5x faster than standard paracetamol tablets1 making them ready to work in only 5 minutes1.



What does it relieve?

  • Headache
  • Pain
  • Toothache
  • Fever
  • Pain and fever associated with cold and flu symptoms

What's the format?


What are its features?

Ready to work in only 5 minutes1

What are the ingredients?

500mg Paracetamol

How to use

Swallow tablets with water




How often

Adults (including the elderly) and children aged 16 years and over:

One to two film-coated tablets every 4 to 6 hours as required.

Maximum daily dose: 4 000 mg (8 film-coated tablets).

Children, 10 to ≤15 years of age:


One film-coated tablet every four to six hours as required.

No more than four doses in any 24-hour period.

Maximum duration of continued use without medical advice: 3 days.

Maximum daily dose: 60 mg/kg presented in four divided doses of 10-15mg/kg throughout the 24-hour period.


Children under 10 years:


Not recommended for children under 10 years of age.

Further Information

Maximum duration of continued use without medical advice: 3 days


If you would like any further information regarding Calpol products, please contact the Haleon Hotline on 0800 007 018