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Paracetamol Calpol Infant Drops

Paracetamol (Calpol®) for Children 0-2 Years Old

  • Infant Drops Suspension
  • 0-2 Years
  • Fast & effective relief for fever and pain

  • Paracetamol
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Paracetamol Calpol 2-6

Paracetamol (Calpol®) for Children 2-6 Years Old

  • Suspension
  • 2-6 Years
  • Fast & effective relief for fever and pain

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Paracetamol Calpol 6-12

Paracetamol (Calpol®) for Children 6-12 Years Old

  • Suspension
  • 6-12 Years
  • Fast & effective relief for fever and pain

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PanaCool Children's Cooling Patch

PanaCool Children's Cooling Patch

  • Children's Cooling Patch
  • 1-12 Years
  • For express cooling action

  • L-Methol, Tween 80, Sodium Polyacrylate, Glycerin, Tartaric Acid, Polyviny Alcohol, Sodium Polyacrylate Starch, Propylene Glycol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Polyvinylpyrrolidone, FD&C Blue No. 1, Purified Water
Different kinds of thermometers
Different kinds of thermometers
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TYPES OF THERMOMETERS TO TAKE YOUR CHILD'S TEMPERATURE

Fever can cause quite a panic for most parents and it's normal to be worrying and checking on your child every ten minutes. Around twice a day, you will probably take his or her temperature to see if there is any progress in the healing process. With the different types of thermometers available in the market, how do you know which one to use?

 

Digital Thermometers - It is considered to be the most accurate out of all thermometers. They are usually made of plastic and have a sensor at the tip to be able to read temperature. There are digital thermometers that can be used orally, rectally and in the underarms. And they are not interchangeable so consult your doctor or pharmacist for a specific type that you would like to use.

 

Plastic Strip Thermometers - Although these plastic strips that are pressed against the forehead can indeed tell you whether or not your child has a fever, it can't give accurate temperature readings, which makes it not very dependable.

 

Ear Thermometers - These are placed in the ear and can read temperatures but are not as accurate as a digital thermometer. They can also be more expensive than the other types of thermometers.

 

Choosing the right thermometer is just one of the things to consider when your child has a fever. And when it comes to fever management, remember that nothing works faster on fever than the Paracetamol in Calpol®

 

References:

1. WebMD. Body Temperature. Available at:

http://www.webmd.com/first-aid/body-temperature?page=5. Accessed July 2014.

2. KidsHealth. Fever and Taking Your Child's Temperature. Available at:

http://kidshealth.org/parent/general/body/fever.html. Accessed July 2014.

3. Mayo Clinic. How to take your child's temperature. Available at:

http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/infant-and-toddler-health/in-

depth/thermometer/art-20047410. Accessed July 2014.

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