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Can children have Lemsip Max?

Can children have Lemsip Max?

For effective relief of colds and flu symptoms use our Lemsip Max Cold and Flu Lemon Flavour sachets. Contains Paracetamol. Not suitable for those under the age of 16.

Can 2 year olds have Lemsip?

Lemsip is only recommended for Adults & Children over the age of 12 years old. Do not give to children under 12 years.

What age can you have Lemsip Max?

Do not give to children under 16 years of age. For children under 16 years, other formulations and dosage strengths are available which may be more appropriate. Use in kidney or liver impairment: If you have been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Is Lemsip good for children?

Lemsip cold & flu lemon flavour 10 sachets has been specifically designed for the effective relief of colds and flu symptoms. Lemsip cold & flu lemon flavour contains paracetamol and is not suitable for those under the age of 16.

Is Lemsip just paracetamol?

Lemsip cold & flu sachets contain two active ingredients, the painkiller paracetamol (650mg) and a decongestant called phenylephrine hydrochloride (10mg). Paracetamol is thought to relieve pain by reducing the production of prostaglandins in the brain and spinal cord.

How much paracetamol is in Lemsip?

Each sachet of Lemsip Cold & Flu Headcold 500mg Powder for Oral Solution contains 500mg paracetamol. Paracetamol has pain killing (analgesic) and fever reduction (antipyretic) properties.

Can you overdose on Lemsip Max?

An overdose of paracetamol is dangerous and capable of causing serious damage to the liver and kidneys. Never exceed the recommended dose of Lemsip max flu lemon. Get immediate medical advice in the event of an overdose with this medicine, even if you feel well, because of the risk of delayed, serious liver damage.

What decongestant can a child take?

Temporarily relieve your child’s nasal congestion and sinus pressure. This non-drowsy, grape-flavored liquid cold symptom relief medicine contains pseudoephedrine HCl and is alcohol- and sugar-free.

How is Lemsip different to paracetamol?

Can you take Lemsip and paracetamol together?

Do not take any other medicine that contains paracetamol when taking lemsip. Do not take lemsip if you have liver or kidney problems or if you drink lots of alcohol. Call a doctor or an ambulance straight away if you think you have taken too many.

Can you take paracetamol and Lemsip in the same day?

Can I give my 2 year old a decongestant?

Safety Information for Parents and Caregivers. Children under 2 years of age should not be given any kind of cough and cold product that contains a decongestant or antihistamine because serious and possibly life-threatening side effects could occur.