CMI provided by MIMS Australia, December 2014.
Brand name: Painstop for Children Night-Time Pain Reliever Syrup.
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Painstop Night-Time Syrup is used for the temporary relief of moderay severe pain in children when Paracetamol alone is proving to be inadequate and when sedation is considered beneficial.
due to lack of oxygen. Serious liver damage from Paracetamol may take up to 3 days to develop. Back to top.
Painstop Night-time Syrup should be taken strictly as directed as per the dosage regime, or as directed by your doctor.
Allergic reactions to any of the components may also occur. Should there be such a reaction, then please stop taking this medication and consult your doctor or pharmacist immediay.
Paracetamol and Codeine Phosphate are both pain relieving agents. When combined, they form a potent analgesic mixture. Painstop Night-Time Syrup also contains Promethazine Hydrochloride, an antihistamine which in this instance is used for its sedative properties. Back to top Back to top.
Not to be given to children under 2 years of age.
Hyperexcitability may occur in some children and it is due to the effect of the antihistamine - Promethazine Hydrochloride. Once again, adjustment of the dose in consultation with your doctor or pharmacist may help.
The colouring agents are brilliant blue standard C142090 and amaranth CI16185. Back to top.
Date published: 03 Mar 2014 22 Jul 2014.
Mon–Fri| 9am to 5pm AEST.
Do not exceed 2 doses at night. Use as directed.
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Active ingredients: paracetamol - promethazine - codeine Schedule: S3.
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Do not take with other products containing Paracetamol unless advised to do so by a doctor or pharmacist. As with all sugar containing medicines, it is advised that the mouth be rinsed after dosing as this minimises the incidence of tooth decay. Do not use for more than 24 hours or change dosages without medical supervision.
All medicines should be kept out of sight and the reach of children. If an overdose is taken or suspected, ring the Poisons Information Centre (Australia 13 11 26) or go to a hospital straight away even if the patient is well because of the risk of delayed, serious liver damage. Paracetamol and Codeine overdosage have very serious side effects. Some of the symptoms you may observe will be vomiting, sweating, drowsiness or hyperexcitability, convulsions and the skin turning a dusky colour.
Painstop Night-Time Syrup is a multi-component pain relieving preparation. The constituents work together to relieve pain of moderate severity in children.
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Some of the most commonly encountered conditions which give rise to pain of this severity are as follows: acute earache, dental pain, migraine, post-operative pain, pain associated with minor fractures and burns.
Always keep medicines out of the sight and the reach of children. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date shown on the packaging. Keep in a cool place below 25°C. Do not store in the refrigerator. Back to top.
Further information can be obtained from your pharmacist or doctor.
Codeine Phosphate may cause constipation. A high fluid intake is desirable when taking this medication. This product contains 0.88g/5mL of sorbitol which may have a laxative effect or cause diarrhoea in some people. This is more likely if several products containing sorbitol or related substances are consumed simultaneously. Back to top.
Painstop Night-Time Syrup - AUST R 20864 is available only from your pharmacy, and only in packs containing 100mL and 200mL of medicine. Back to top.
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Promethazine codeine syrup dosage for children