Recommended dosage

Dosage Calculator

Recommended Dosage


  1. This dosage calculator is designed for products sold in Australia only.
  2. The recommended dose for Children’s Panadol in children under 12 years is 15 milligrams of paracetamol for every kilogram of body weight.
  3. If your child weighs less than 4kg (or is under 1 month of age) or more than 41 kg please consult your doctor about adjusting the dosage amount.

Notes and recommendations


  • This dose may be repeated if necessary, every 4 hours.
  • Do not give more than 4 doses in one day or within any 24 hour period.
  • Do not use Children’s Panadol for more than 48 hours at a time, except on medical advice.
  • Follow the dosage instructions on the bottle; do not exceed the recommended dose unless directed by your doctor.
  • Children’s Panadol is not recommended for infants under one month of age.