Calpol Tablets

Calpol Tablets are a paracetamol formulation that contains Optizorb technology TM. Calpol Tablets with Optizorb disperses (breaks up in the stomach) up to five times faster than standard paracetamol tablets.

Overview

What does it relieve?

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

What's the format?

Tablets

What are its features?

Releases medicine 5x faster

What are the ingredients?

500mg Paracetamol

How to use

Swallow tablets with water

Dosage

Age

Tablets

How often

Adults (including the elderly) and children aged 12 years and over

One to two film-coated tablets

Every 4-6 hours as required. Maximum daily dose: 4000mg (8 film-coated tablets)

Children, 6 to 11 years

Half to one film-coated tablet

Every 4-6 hours as required:
6 to 8 years: 250mg (1/2 tablet)
9 - 11 years: 500mg (1 tablet)
No more than four doses in any 24-hour period. 

Further Information

Maximum duration of continued use without medical advice: 3 days

Enquiries

If you would like any further information regarding Panadol products, please call our INFOLINE (Freecall) South Africa  on 0800 118 274