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Childhood illnesses, particularly in the Winter months as children are more susceptible to runny noses, colds and flu, can strike at the most unexpected and inconvenient moments, causing pain and discomfort for children. However, with Panado Paediatric Syrup, and Peppermint 5 ml Sachets on hand, parents can now enjoy peace of mind knowing they have a trusty solution for childhood pain and fever.
Panado® provides trusted pain and fever relief, making this Winter so much easier for you and your family to navigate.
Whether you’re rushing through a crowded supermarket, attending your child’s soccer game, or travelling with your family, these sachets which can fit easily into a handbag or nappy bag, are the ultimate companion, to keep close. They are convenient, ensuring that your child can get quick relief – anytime, anywhere.
As busy parents, we understand the demands of a hectic schedule. Between school runs, work, and household chores, there’s hardly any time to slow down. With Panado® Paediatric Syrup Sachets, you can take comfort this Winter, in knowing that if pain or fever strikes and you’re not at home, you’re always prepared.
Don’t Let Winter Illnesses Catch You Off Guard
Winter illnesses, such as bronchiolitis, influenza, asthma, allergic rhinitis, and the common cold can be more challenging for parents of babies and young children, who are more vulnerable when it comes to typical winter ailments.1a
Parents and caregivers tend to think that an antibiotic will solve the problem. However, antibiotics are only effective in treating bacteria and not viruses.1b
Did you know that the common cold is the main reason that children miss school?2a
This viral infection causes symptoms such as nasal congestion, runny nose, cough, scratchy throat, sneezing and may also include a fever, decreased appetite, headaches, and body aches.2b
Unfortunately, children are particularly susceptible to the common cold and can contract it from other children, especially in school or day-care settings where it can spread quickly.
Although the common cold can occur at any time of the year, it is most prevalent during winter or rainy seasons. The virus is highly contagious and spreads through tiny air droplets released when an infected individual sneezes, coughs, or blows their nose.2c
Keep Your Child Comfortable And Pain-Free During Long Journeys
Long flights, car rides, and train journeys can be taxing on children.
Regrettably, airplane travel may be a headache generator, especially for pint-sized passengers.
Airplane Headache (AH) is exclusively related to airplane travels, and although may occur at any time during a flight; there is a higher incidence during the take-off and landing phase.3
Headaches can also arise due to motion sickness from riding in cars and can also make your child miserable. Symptoms such as nausea, dizziness and headache are common to motion sickness.4
When it comes to travelling with kids, Panado® Paediatric Syrup Sachets are a game-changer.
Panado® Paediatric Syrup Sachets can be used for pain and fever relief in children. The active ingredient is paracetamol, which is known to be safe for use in infants and children and is included in the List of Essential Medicines for Children of the World Health Organization.5
Don’t let childhood pain and fever catch you off guard – stock up on Panado® Paediatric Syrup Sachets and stay prepared for anything – anywhere, anytime!
Other Panado Products Suitable For Your Child
In addition to Panado® Paediatric Syrup, Peppermint 5 ml Sachets, Panado®’s range for children includes Panado® Paediatric Syrup, Strawberry (50 ml | 100 ml),6 Panado® Paediatric Syrup, Peppermint Alcohol and Sugar-Free (50 ml | 100 ml),7 and Panado® Infant Drops 20 ml.8
Always administer using a medicine measure or a syringe. Do not exceed the recommended dose. Dosage details can be found at https://panado.co.za/dosage-calculator/ and are calculated according to your child’s age and weight. Add in your child’s age and weight, and our calculator will automatically calculate how much paracetamol you should give your child, and which product is best suited for your child.
Make pain and fever care easy by shopping for Panado® products from independent pharmacies and selected Clicks, Dis-Chem, and Pick ‘n Pay stores. For more information, visit https://panado.co.za/ and join the conversations on Facebook.
- Medical Academy. Winter illnesses and children: when to be concerned? Available from: https://www.medicalacademic.co.za/winter-ailments/winter-illnesses-and-children-when-to-be-concerned/. Last accessed 27 March 2023.
- Penn Medicine. Common Cold. Available from: https://www.pennmedicine.org/for-patients-and-visitors/patient-information/conditions-treated-a-to-z/common-cold. Last accessed 27 March 2023.
- Headache classification committee of the International Headache Society (IHS) (2013) The International classification of headache disorders, 3rd edition (beta version). Cephalalgia 33:629–808. Available from: https://thejournalofheadacheandpain.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s10194-016-0628-7. Last accessed 27 March 2023.
- Cuomo-Granston A, Drummond PD. Migraine and motion sickness: what is the link? Prog Neurobiol. 2010 Aug;91(4):300-12. doi: 10.1016/j.pneurobio.2010.04.001. Epub 2010 Apr 21. PMID: 20416353. Available from: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20416353/. Last accessed 27 March 2023.
- de Martino M, Chiarugi A. Recent Advances in Pediatric Use of Oral Paracetamol in Fever and Pain Management. Pain Ther. 2015;4(2):149-168. doi:10.1007/s40122-015-0040-z. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4676765/. Last accessed 27 March 2023.
- Panado® Paediatric Syrup Strawberry (Syrup). Approved package insert, March 2002.
- Panado® Paediatric Syrup. Approved package insert, April 2010.
- Panado® Infant Drops (Drops). Approved package insert, August 1990.