Suspension Paracetamol for kids 120mg/5ml 100gr
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Suspension Paracetamol for kids instructionYou can buy Suspension Paracetamol for kids hereSuspension Paracetamol for kids refers to the pharmacological group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. It is used in pediatrics to r..
Suspension Paracetamol for kids instruction
You can buy Suspension Paracetamol for kids here
Suspension Paracetamol for kids refers to the pharmacological group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. It is used in pediatrics to reduce the severity of the pain syndrome and temperature for various infectious and inflammatory pathologies in children.
Form of issue and composition
Pediatric suspension Paracetamol has a viscous consistency, light gray or light yellow color and strawberry odor. The main active substance of the drug is paracetamol, its content in 5 ml of the suspension is 120 mg. Also the composition of the preparation includes auxiliary components, which include:
Lemonate is sodium trisubstituted.
Children's syrup Paracetamol is contained in a plastic bottle of 100 ml. A cardboard pack contains one vial of suspension and instructions for use.
The active substance of the infant suspension Paracetamol inhibits the enzyme cyclooxygenase (COX), which catalyzes the chemical reaction of the conversion of arachidonic acid to the mediators of the inflammatory reaction (prostaglandins) during its development. Suppression of the enzyme COX and a decrease in the concentration of prostaglandins in the structures of the central nervous system leads to a normalization of body temperature with fever, as well as a decrease in the severity of the pain syndrome, which develop as a result of exposure to the corresponding receptors and brain centers of prostaglandins. The pharmacological action of paracetamol in peripheral tissues is not realized, therefore it does not possess an anti-inflammatory effect.
After taking a child's suspension Paracetamol inwardly acting quickly enough and almost completely absorbed into the systemic bloodstream. It is evenly distributed in the tissues, penetrates the blood-brain barrier into the structures of the brain. Paracetamol is metabolized in the liver with the participation of oxidases and the enzyme system P450 to inactive decay products. They are excreted from the body mainly with urine. The half-life (the time of elimination of half of the entire dose of the drug) is 1-3 hours.
Indications for use
Pediatric Suspension Paracetamol is indicated for the symptomatic treatment of pathology in children, which is accompanied by pain and fever:
Acute respiratory viral infection, influenza, parainfluenza, bacterial infectious pathology, postvaccinal reactions, which are accompanied by an increase in the body temperature of the child.
Pain syndrome of mild to moderate intensity (headache, toothache, trauma, burns, postoperative pain, pain in the muscles, peripheral nerves with their aseptic inflammation, and joints).
Receiving Suspension Paracetamol for kids does not affect the course of the pathological process and its progression.
Contraindications for use
Absolute contraindications to the use of pediatric suspension Paracetamol is the age of the child to 1 month (the period of newborns) and hypersensitivity to the active ingredient or auxiliary components of the drug. With caution, the drug is used with concomitant renal or hepatic insufficiency, benign hyperbilirubinemia (moderate increase in bilirubin concentration in the blood), including Gilbert's syndrome (congenital liver disease), viral hepatitis (inflammation of the liver), blood diseases. Also with caution, pediatric suspension Paracetamol is used in children under 3 months of age. Before using the drug, you should make sure that there are no contraindications.
Dosing and Administration
Children's syrup Paracetamol is taken 3-4 times a day, the interval between doses is 4-6 hours. The average dosage is 10-15 mg of paracetamol per 1 kg of the child's body weight, the maximum daily dose should not exceed 60 mg of paracetamol per 1 kg of the child's body weight. In general, the therapeutic dose depends on the age and weight of the child:
From 3 months to 1 year - 60-120 mg (2.5-5 ml).
From 1 year to 6 years - 120-240 mg (5-10 ml).
From 6 to 14 years - 240-480 mg (10-20 ml).
Duration of application of the infant suspension Paracetamol as an antipyretic agent should not exceed 3 days, to reduce the severity of the pain syndrome - 5 days. If you need to continue using the drug should always consult with your doctor.
In general, the pediatric suspension of Paracetamol is well tolerated. Sometimes it is possible to develop allergic reactions in the form of rashes on the skin, its itching, urticaria (characteristic rash and swelling, reminiscent of nettle burn), angioedema (pronounced swelling of soft tissues with predominant localization in the face and external genital organs). On the peripheral blood side, in rare cases, the number of platelets (thrombocytopenia), leukocytes (leukopenia) decreases, the concentration of bound oxidized hemoglobin (methemoglobinemia) increases. In case of side effects, the drug should be discontinued and consult a doctor for advice.
Before using a pediatric suspension, Paracetamol should be carefully read the instructions for the drug. There are several special instructions that you need to pay attention to:
If it is necessary to use the drug for a long time, it is necessary to periodically check the laboratory parameters of the functional state of peripheral blood.
The active substance of the drug can interact with drugs from other pharmacological groups, so their doctor should be warned about their possible use.
Before taking a child's suspension of Paracetamol, shake it.
The drug contains sugar, which must be taken into account when it is used in children with concomitant diabetes.
In the pharmacy network, a pediatric suspension of Paracetamol is dispensed as an over-the-counter drug. In case of doubt or questions regarding the use of the drug, you should consult your doctor.
If the recommended therapeutic dose of the pediatric suspension of Paracetamol is significantly exceeded, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain occur within 24 hours from an overdose. In the future (after 1-6 days), acute liver damage can develop, up to necrosis (death) of its tissues, which is accompanied by a marked decrease in its functional activity. Sometimes liver damage can be complicated by the development of acute renal failure. Treatment of overdose consists in the introduction of a specific antidote to donators of SH-groups (methionine-glutathione).
Terms of sell
To buy suspension Paracetamol for kids you don't need a prescription.
Terms and conditions of storage
Shelf life of pediatric suspension Paracetamol is 3 years from the date of manufacture. It must be stored in a dark, dry place inaccessible to children at an air temperature of no higher than 25 ° C. Do not allow the suspension to freeze.