He said: "We took her to the doctors who said it was migraines caused by stress at school and told us to give her Calpol
. But we knew it was much more serious."
But staff at the hospital sent the little girl home the next day with some Calpol
to bring her temperature down and Ibuprofen.
Acacia says that her son was sent away from Out of Hours in Dungannon with 'no real diagnosis' and just told to keep giving Calpol
The family were discharged at 4.30pm with ibuprofen and Calpol
; however, Evie's parents brought her back to hospital within two hours due to their concern.
Johnson& Johnson, which makes Calpol
and Sudafed, said it gives a recommended retail price, adding: "Final decisions are at the discretion of the retailer."
And it got the nation Chris revealed we buy Calpol
by bucketload - more than 5,000 sticky pink stuff a day.
He discovered Calpol
is given tochildrenat three times the rate it was 40 years ago.
Dr Chris van Tulleken with his daughter, Lyra, and, below, with industrial amounts of Calpol
Youngsters in the UK are being given too much Calpol
unnecessarily it is claimed in a new documentary for the BBC.
We divided the cohort into two groups according to age, which determined the type of paracetamol (Calpol
) that they were prescribed:
Make sure she gets regular Calpol
and take her to the doctor.
In awide-ranging survey, the RPS found that 16% of parents of children aged 12 or under in the UK, and 11% in Wales, didn't know that Calpol
- one of the most popular children's medicines - contained paracetamol, while the knowledge of other medicines was "even more worrying".
Considering many people were accompanied by young children, it is likely that the hardest drug available was Calpol
"I was getting some Calpol
for my baby," said full-time mum Tanya.
On February 5 this year, Milako-vic, 38, fed Yacob the medicine Calpol
and red wine before drowning him in the bath at their home in Sheffield, the court heard.