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Parents and carers are advised ‘not to be too quick’ to give Calpol

30 November 2015

The risks associated with the overuse of paracetamol based medicines such as Calpol and Disprol have been highlighted by paediatric medicines experts, with further advice needed on appropriate use for children experiencing pain and fever.

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Healthcare professionals needed by Medicines for Children to help review information leaflets

11 November 2015

Medicines for Children is currently recruiting paediatricians (trainees and consultants), pharmacists (pre-registration and senior), prescribing nurses and other healthcare professionals to review some of our existing medication information leaflets.

Our medicines leaflets need to be regularly checked for accuracy, to ensure they are up to date and reflect the latest evidence.