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    Suggest dosage of Calpol for fever in an infant

Posted on Sat, 19 Jan 2019 in Child Health
Question: What should be dosage for Calpol drops for my 19 months old daughter and also if you can give me exact drug name for toddlers Calpol.
Answered by Dr. Deepak Patel 31 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Paracetamol at 15 mg/kg per dose

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to HCM.

Calpol contains paracetamol drug which is used for fever.
Paracetamol is given in dosage of 15 mg/kg per dose.
Calpol drops contain Paracetamol 100 mg in 1 ml. So, you have to calculate dosage according to weight.
Other trade names are T98 drops, crocin drops.
I hope this will help you.
Take care.
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