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  • Alvedon Suppositories 125mg

Alvedon Suppositories 125mg are used to relieve mild to moderate pain and fever in children who find it difficult to swallow tablets. This product contains paracetamol.
Alvedon Suppositories 125mg: These Alvedon suppositories can be used to treat pain and a high temperature (fever) in children. They are for use in children who are unable, or find it difficult, to take paracetamol tablets or syrup

Directions
To be used in children 1-5 years old. The dosage should be based on your child’s age and weight i.e: 1 year (10 kg) – 1 suppository 5 years (20 kg ) – 2 suppositories These doses may be repeated up to 4 times a day. They should not be given more often than every 4 hours. If you are not sure how many suppositories to give your child, don’t guess, ask your child’s doctor. Do not exceed the stated dose. 2. If your child needs to go to the toilet then ensure that they do so, and that the bowels are empty before they are given these suppositories. 3. Before using the suppository you may find it easier to lie your child on their front or side. Do whichever is more comfortable for your child. 4. Wash your hands then peel the wrapping apart to remove the suppository. Do not break the suppository before use. 5. Gently push the suppository into your child’s back passage, pointed end first. Then wash your hands. 6. Try to keep your child still for a minute or two. If your child needs to be given another suppository remove another one from the wrapper and insert it into your child’s back passage as before. Once again you should try to keep your child still for a minute or two. Then wash your hands. 7. If you forget to give the suppositories, make sure that you give them to your child as soon as you remember, then go on as before. Don’t give your child a double dose next time. 8. Immediate medical advice should be sought in the event of an overdose, even if the child seems well, because of the risk of delayed, serious liver damage.

Warnings
Keep this medicine out of the reach and sight of children. Store the suppositories in a cool, dry place (not above 25°C) away from high temperatures such as direct sunlight. Remember to return any unused suppositories to the pharmacist, unless your child’s doctor has told you to keep them. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date shown on the label. Contains paracetamol Do not exceed the stated dose If symptoms persist consult your doctor If your child is taking any other medicines consult your doctor before using these suppositories You should carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use You should carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use

Ingredients
Each suppository contains 125 mg of Paracetamol. Each suppository also contains hard fat (Witepsol H12). A suppository is a small, cone shaped medicine which is designed for insertion into the back passage (rectum). Alvedon suppositories come as a pack of 10 suppositories. Paracetamol is one of a group of medicines with analgesic (painkiller) and anti-pyretic (reduces fever) activity.

Side Effects
Alvedon suppositories can sometimes cause problems. If your child gets any type of skin trouble such as a rash or itching for the first time, or a soreness in or around their back passage, tell your child’s doctor. Also tell the doctor if your child bleeds easily, becomes more susceptible to infection, develops a fever with mouth and throat ulcers, or similar. Alvedon Suppositories contain paracetamol which can rarely cause liver damage. If your child suffers from any other unusual or unexpected symptoms, talk to your child’s doctor or pharmacist (chemist).

Size: 10 suppostories

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Alvedon Suppositories 125mg

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