Calpol is the No.1 pain relief brand* with 65 years of experience and expertise and is trusted by millions of consumers and HCPs in pain and fever.1
Calpol in pain relief
Globally, paracetamol or acetaminophen is one of the most used analgesic and antipyretic over-the-counter drugs.2,3
Calpol for pain relief
Paracetamol is currently formulated as a single compound or as an active ingredient of multi-component preparations in combination with active ingredients4 to provide relief from fever and different types of pain (e.g. muscular, and headaches).
Paracetamol, the active ingredient in Calpol, is suitable for 98% of the population,5 and is recommended across a broad range of patients including those with cardiovascular disease, dengue fever and COVID-19.6–12 Calpol can be taken on an empty stomach, due to its favourable GI tolerability vs NSAIDs.13
In children, paracetamol’s GI tolerability is the same vs NSAIDs, with fewer drug-drug interactions than NSAIDs.14,15
Globally, paracetamol or acetaminophen is one of the most used analgesic and antipyretic over-the-counter drugs. Both its names are derived from its chemical name, which is N-acetyl-para-aminophenol.18
The Calpol range includes products with innovative technology and in combination with other ingredients to manages mild to moderate pain.
Calpol offers a range of solutions for individual patient needs
Calpol Tablets has five times faster disintegration and dissolution† and two times better absorption than standard paracetamol.19
Calpol in Practice
The role of Calpol Tablets and Voltaren Emulgel In managing your Customers pain.
A customer in pain is one of the most common presentations seen in pharmacy practice. Although there are a vast number of conditions that cause mild to moderate pain, many of them can be effectively managed by over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers.
Fever is a common sign and symptom observed in a variety of clinical settings.23 Discover more about fever in adults and children including how to assess fever, “red flag” symptoms and its management.