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Dymadon’s dosages

For babies

Age Weight Dose
1 – 3 months 4 – 6kg 1.2 – 1.8mL
3 – 6 months 6 – 8kg 1.8 – 2.4mL
6 – 12 months 8 – 10kg 2.4 – 3.0mL
1 – 2 years 10 – 12kg 3.0 – 3.6mL

Recommended dosages are based on 15mg of paracetamol per kg in body weight.

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For kids

Age Weight Dose
2 – 3 years 12 – 14kg 3.5 – 4.0mL
3 – 4 years 14 – 16kg 4.0 – 5.0mL
4 – 5 years 16 – 18kg 5.0 – 5.5mL
5 – 6 years 18 – 20kg 5.5 – 6.0mL
6 – 7 years 20 – 22kg 6.0 – 6.5mL
7 – 8 years 22 – 25kg 6.5 – 7.5mL
8 – 9 years 25 – 28kg 7.5 – 8.5mL
9 – 10 years 28 – 32kg 8.5 – 9.5mL
10 – 11 years 32 – 36kg 9.5 – 11.0mL
11 – 12 years 36 – 41kg 11.0 – 12.5mL

Recommended dosages are based on 15mg of paracetamol per kg in body weight.

Helpful tips:
  • Always follow the dosing guidelines appropriate for your child’s age and weight as listed on the pack
  • Make sure you shake the bottle before use and wash the syringe after each use
  • You can mix Dymadon with water or fruit juice if necessary
  • Dymadon can be taken every 4-6 hours as required. Do not take more than 4 doses in any 24 hour period.
  • Do not use for longer than 48 hours unless on the advice of a doctor
  • Do not give Dymadon to your child with other products containing paracetamol
  • For the temporary relief of pain and fever only

Ask for Dymadon by name at your pharmacy.

Watch the Kidspot video on How to give your baby Dymadon paracetamol

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