Generally used as the over-the-counter medicine for the relief of fever, headaches, and other minor aches and pains, Calpol from GSK consists of active ingredient of Paracetamol or Acetaminophen which plays a major role while remedying for numerous cold and flu. Calpol also comes in a different kind which consists of ibuprofen and sold under the name Calprofen. The Calpol brand is a non-opiate analgesic and antipyretic medicine which comes as a tablet and capsule medication. Earlier the Calpol brand was owned by Mark Profad and is now retained by Johnson & Johnson.
The Calpol medicine is highly effective for both adults and children, even though it is recommended that dosage of Calpol fastmelts and Calpol six plus among children less than 6 years is not suitable. This brand of children’s medicine usually consists of paracetamol suspension, a colored syrup with a sweet taste which helps in relieving fever and pain. Calpol Night, a product from the Calpol brand and containing paracetamol and an anti-histamine, was recommended for use for children of 2 months. But recently the dosage was changed and was considered for children above 6 years of age.
The range of products from the Calpol brand include tablets, capsules, decongestion sprays and drops for children, vapor plug and nightlight, cough syrup, suspension and fastmelts. The Calpol brand ensures an exclusive line of products, specifically designed for children, which includes paracetamol and ibuprofen-based medicines to help in treating pain, fever, cough and nose blocks.
In the recent years, the Calpol brand has become the biggest selling labelled over-the-counter medication, with proper focus in several countries across the world.
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