Paracetamol: reminder of updated dosing recommendations for children

Reminder that paediatric paracetamol liquids had been developed to ensure children receive optimum dosing for their age.

Article date: November 2011

We recently informed you that updated dosing recommendations for paediatric paracetamol liquids had been developed to ensure children receive optimum dosing for their age (see Drug Safety Update July 2011).

Products labelled with the new recommendations are now entering the market, and we would like to remind you of the updated dosing regimens which can be accessed via the weblink above.

Furthermore, a detailed report on this update to liquid paracetamol medicines is also available.

Further information

BNF section 4.7.1 Non-opioid analgesics

Article citation: Drug Safety Update Nov 2011, vol 5 issue 4: S1. 

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