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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.

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.

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Helpful tips for giving children and babies medicines:

  • Always use an accurate measuring device such as an oral syringe – teaspoons are not accurate and may hold different amounts.
  • Always read dosages and measurements from the pack each time – especially when giving medicine to kids that contains paracetamol. Some medicines look similar but may have different strengths and therefore different dosage quantities required
  • 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
  • Don’t squirt the medicine in the back of the throat, as this could choke your child. Instead, slowly squirt the medicine between your child’s tongue and their cheek, giving them time to swallow between each squirt.
  • It is not recommended to add medications to infant formula or feeding bottles because of the risk of the child not taking the full dose. If you must add medication to a drink, make sure the child drinks it all.
  • Always check with your pharmacist to see if the medication for your baby or child is able to be mixed with a drink – some medications should not be mixed with juice or milk. This will sometimes, but not always, be mentioned on the packaging so check there first.