Dymadon and Panadol have the same active ingredient – paracetamol. Different products will have different strengths and flavouring to help you find one that is suitable for your child. Make sure you read the dosage instructions on each individual pack as they may differ.
Do not combine paracetamol with any other medications unless advised to do so by a doctor or pharmacist. You should seek medical advice if pain or fever persists for more than 48 hours. For babies younger 3 months and temperature higher than 38C, you should seek medical attention as soon as possible.
Dymadon does not contain sugar. It does contain saccharin sodium and sorbitol as sweeteners.
Dymadon should be stored below 25°C (do not freeze) and away from light. Refrigeration is not necessary. Remember you should keep it out of the reach of children so the fridge might not be the safest spot for it.
Please check the dosage instructions on the pack or use Dymadon’s dosage page to find the correct dosage for your child. If unsure please check with your pharmacist or doctor.
Dymadon is proudly Australian made.
If an overdose is taken or suspected, ring the Poisons Information Centre (Australia 13 11 26) or go to hospital straight away even if they or you feel well because of the risk of delayed, serious liver damage.
If you know the weight of your child use this to more accurately choose the correct dosage. If unsure please check with your pharmacist or doctor.
Yes, the active ingredient in Dymadon is paracetamol. The active ingredient in Nurofen is ibuprofen.
Yes, you can add Dymadon to water or fruit juice if necessary
We are unable to confirm whether there are traces of gluten in Dymadon as it hasn’t been tested for this ingredient.
Dymadon can only be purchased from a pharmacy, click here to find your nearest stockist
A normal temperature in babies and children is about 36.4C but may vary depending on the time of day and which part of the body you take the temperature from. Read more about fever in children here.
Fever is when the body temperature rises to above 38 degrees Celsius. You should seek medical advice if your child is younger than three months with temperature of 38°C or above. Or if it persists for more than 48 hours. Read more about fever in children here.
All medications have potential side effects. Your healthcare professional is the best source of information in this regards.