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    Default 2 y/o and panadol

    Ds is quite ill, temp and miserable.

    He cant have another dose of nurofen til 6.30 pm and HATES panadol, i recon he just spat half of what i gave back at me.

    How did you get your 2 y/o to take oral panadol?

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    DD has a little cold and we gave her some panadol last night. I would estimate we got about 50% success rate but it still worked and bought her temp down so she could sleep more comfortably.

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    I used to mix it in to a small amount of yoghurt for DD1.

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    Both kids have been excellent with taking medicine.
    I just keep saying good boy/girl over and over again and they take it. Or I count to three. On three they open and I squirt it in.
    My son just turned 2 and is currently on antibiotics twice a day all I have to do is tell him it's medicine time and he goes to the fridge to get it.

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    Panadol does taste revolting ... I use dymadon instead for my kids ... It's cheaper, has a yummier taste and is still paracetamol

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    Try the chemists own brand of panadol. My ds refuses panadol but loves any generic brand of paracetamol

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    I always use the Nurofen syringe. Otherwise I can't get it in. I put it in the childs mouth at the corner and push the syringe alongside the cheek, then squirt. Better success rate that way.

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    I 2nd Dymadon...my kids will take that but not Panadol brand. Dymadon is also colour-free..

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    I think advil just bought out a kids chewable panadol?

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    Thanks for your replies,
    We use chemist brand panamax.

    Will look into tablets, as a small child i would spit liquid medicine but was happy to chew a tablet up.

    Took ds to see a doctor, its just a virus.

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