Changes to administration of Paracetamol suspension 120mg/5ml1>
We have been given new guidance as to the dosage of Paracetamol based medicines that we can administer to children. Our policy will reflect these changes immediately.
Please see below the new doses we will be allowed to administer at nursery.
|2-3 months||2.5ml can repeat 4-6hrs later. Do not exceed 2 doses||2-3 months||2.5ml can repeat 4-6hrs later. Do not exceed 2 doses|
|3-12 months||2.5-5ml up to 4 times a day||3-6 months||2.5ml up to 4 times a day|
|1-6 years||5-10ml up to 4 times a day||6-24 months||5ml up to 4 times a day|
|2-4 years||7.5ml up to 4 times a day|
|4-6years||10ml up to 4 times a day|
The biggest change in the new regulations is the split between the ages one year to 6 years where previously they were under the same dosage bracket. Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask.
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