Cough and cold

Pediatrix Drops

Uses

Pediatrix Drops are used for relief of fever and pain, particularly pain and fever due to colds, teething pain, and immunizations.

Dosage/directions for use

Use only as directed by a physician.

Directions: Use only the measuring device (dropper) provided and expel the content completely.

May be given alone or mixed with milk, formulas or juices. Single dose may be repeated every 4 to 6 hours.

Children weighing 6-11 lb (2.0-5.4 kg): 0.5 mL (40 mg)

Children weighing 12-17 lb (5.5-7.9 kg): 1.0 mL (80 mg)

Children weighing 18-23 lb (8.0-10.9 kg): 1.5 mL (120 mg)

Important: Do not exceed 5 single doses in 24 hours.


Ingredients

Each mL of this oral solution contains: 80 mg of acetaminophen.

Non-medicinal ingredients: Artificial colouring and flavourings, citric acid, glycerin, methylparaben, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, sodium cyclamate and sodium phosphate dibasic.

Sweetened with sodium cyclamate.

Alcohol- and sucrose-free.


Storage

Store between 15oC and 30oC.

KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.


Precautions

Do not use with other drugs containing acetaminophen. If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.

Do not use if your child is allergic to acetaminophen or any other ingredient in this product.

Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe or possibly fatal liver damage may occur if you take more than the recommended dose in 24 hours or with other drugs containing acetaminophen.

There is enough medication in this package to seriously harm a child. It is hazardous to exceed the maximum recommended dose unless advised by a physician.

Drug interactions: A physician or pharmacist should be consulted prior to taking this medicine in case of serious kidney or liver disease or intake of any other medications including blood-thinning drug warfarin, natural health products, prescription drugs, salicylates or other pain and fever relief medications (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS)).

In case of overdose: Call a Poison Control Centre or get medical help right away, even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Stop use and ask a doctor if pain last more than 5 days or fever lasts more than 3 days.