• CALPOL® Frequently asked questions

    CALPOL® Frequently
    asked questions

    Find answers to the most commonly asked
    questions about CALPOL® and our range
    of treatments, as well as answers to some of the most common questions about looking after your little ones.

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Our Products

  • Does CALPROFEN® contain paracetamol?

    CALPROFEN® does not contain paracetamol. CALPROFEN® is an ibuprofen-only medicine.

  • Can I give CALPOL® and CALGEL® together?

    CALPOL® Infant Suspension can be given alongside CALGEL® Teething Gel to provide additional relief from teething pain.

  • Can CALPROFEN® be given with CALCOUGH®?

    Yes, CALPROFEN® can be given with CALCOUGH® to provide additional relief where necessary if your child is suffering from a cough alongside other symptoms that CALPROFEN® can help relieve.

    CALPROFEN® can treat symptoms such as a sore throat, fever or aches and pains.

  • Can I use CALPOL® if my baby is premature?

    CALPOL® Infant Suspension can be used in babies from 2 months, provided they weigh at least 4kg and were not born prematurely (before 37 weeks) - if your child was born prematurely, speak to a healthcare professional for advice.

  • Are CALPOL® Suspensions gluten-free?

    All CALPOL® Suspensions are gluten-free and suitable for children with Coeliac disease.

Contact Us

  • If you need to report an adverse event or side effect from one of our products, please call us at 0808 238 9999 so we can give you more personalised attention.

    If you have a medical emergency or if you need specific medical advice, you should contact your doctor or your local hospital.

    If you would like to speak to someone in person, please contact us on the phone number listed below.

    For medical and product usage enquiries call:
    0808 238 9999

    For product quality issues and feedback call:
    0808 238 9999

    If you would like to contact us in writing please use the following address: Ref: calpol.co.uk  Johnson & Johnson Limited Pinewood Campus Nine Mile Ride Wokingham Berkshire RG40 3EW

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Is it a high temperature?

When your child suffers from a fever, it can be a sign that his body is fighting an infection.

Pain management

Get a basic understanding about aches & pains in children and deal with these situations calmly and with confidence.

Teething trouble

When a new tooth is on the way, there are lots of ways you can help ease the discomfort of teething.

Post-immunisation fever

Your baby might develop a slight fever after an immunisation. This is perfectly normal and shouldn't last longer than a couple of days.