When possible, use the dosage that corresponds with the current weight of your child. If you do not know their weight, the age related dose can be used. The most important thing when giving your baby or child medicine that contains paracetamol for relief from pain or fever is that they receive the correct dosage.
Colds, coughs and sore throats are common in children and are usually caused by bacteria or viruses. They tend to occur more frequently in the winter months. Sore throats: A sore throat is often described as pain or discomfort in the throat and may be a symptom of bacterial or viral infection.