Some of the UK’s leading children’s medicines, including Calpol Infant Suspension and Boots Paracetamol Oral Suspension, contain E-numbers and colourings withdrawn from food and drink products because of links to hyperactivity in children.
I think the Calpol branded bottles of pain relief look too similar. The ibuprofen bottle looks very similar to the paracetamol bottle, especially the infant one. This is the 6+ which I've labelled. Do I think a tired parent in the middle of the night in, in semi light, might give them wrong dosage? Yes. I'm labelling this a product fail. Would you?
Calpol Saline Nasal Spray - I use this when my baby's really congested. He suffers from colds at the moment and seems to do the trick after pumping 1 spray in each nostril when he has difficulty breathing.
Calpol is the registered trademark name for products that do contain paracetamol and ibuprofen and have been used for generations of moms and dads for