Children’s Panadol Suppositories 5–12 Years

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250mg Paracetamol

Searching for an alternative to oral pain relievers? Look no further than Children’s Panadol Suppositories for children ages 5 to 12 years. Providing effective pain relief for children without having to swallow tablets, caplets or oral solutions, our children’s suppositories can be used to manage fever and pain.

As a parent, encouraging your little ones to swallow tablets for much needed pain relief can be difficult, which is why Children’s Panadol is here to help. If your child is struggling to – or refuses to – swallow tablets, our children’s suppositories are a great alternative.

Panadol Suppositories provide effective pain relief for children suffering with teething pains, troublesome earaches, pain after immunisation and more. Plus, there’s no need for them to swallow tablets, caplets or oral solutions – suited if your child is experiencing nausea or vomiting.

The active ingredient in Children’s Panadol Suppositories (paracetamol) can reduce fever in young children for up to six hours, and help to relieve pain caused by:

  • Teething
  • Immunisation
  • Earache
  • Headache
  • Toothache
  • Cold and flu symptoms

Find out more about Children’s Panadol Suppositories for young children, what’s in them and how to administer them, by reading our guide below.

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Carefully read all information provided with the product before use.

Usage directions, ingredients and warnings

Before using Children’s Panadol Suppositories for children aged 5 to 12 years, be sure to check the product ingredients and directions for use, and make sure you are familiar with any warnings and precautions. Learn more below.

Each suppository contains: PARACETAMOL 250mg

In children suffering from nausea or vomiting for effective temporary relief of fever and pain associated with:

  • Teething
  • Immunisation
  • Earache
  • Headache
  • Cold & Flu symptoms

Do not use

  • If you are allergic to paracetamol
  • If using other medicines containing paracetamol 
  • For more than 48 hours at a time, except on medical advice
  • If the package seals are broken or the use-by date has expired

Ask a doctor before use if your child

  • Has liver or kidney problems 
  • Weighs less than 18 kg or more than 41 kg

Stop use and see your doctor if your child 

Has an allergic skin reaction, shortness of breath or wheezing after using this medicine

While using this medicine 

If an overdose is taken or suspected, ring the Poisons Information Centre (Australia: 13 11 26) or go to the hospital immediately, even if your child feels well because of the risk of delayed, serious liver damage if left untreated. Keep to the recommended dose.

For rectal use only – not to be swallowed.  
  • Tear suppository from the strip, remove blister and insert suppository
  • For ease of insertion, the suppository can be moistened just before insertion
  • Insert into the rectum according to the dosage table below
  • Calculate the correct dose based on the child’s weight. If the weight is unknown, use the child’s age. Use every 4-6 hours as required.
Age Average weight Dose
5 - 9 years 18 - 28 kg 1 suppository (max 4 in 24 hours)
9 - 12 years 28 - 41 kg 2 suppository (max 8 in 24 hours)

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