Panadol Osteo

Panadol Osteo is a patented bi-layer tablet incorporating an immediate release and a sustained release dose to help manage osteoarthritis. It can provide long-lasting relief from persistent pain. Panadol Osteo can be a convenient choice, containing a higher dose of paracetamol than regular Panadol tablets. With only 3 daily doses, each lasting up to 8 hours, Panadol Osteo may provide up to 24-hour relief from pain.

Did you know 

All modified release paracetamol products including Panadol Osteo will only be available behind the counter from 1st June 2020. This is to ensure the quality use of medicines for osteoarthritis sufferers.

Panadol Osteo is still available for purchase without a prescription, but you will need to speak with your pharmacist first. This is a good opportunity to discuss your treatment plan with your pharmacist, including checking medication is being taken correctly, and looking at other measures such as exercise, weight management, topical creams and gels and complementary medicines.



What does it relieve?

Use Panadol Osteo for effective relief of persistent pain associated with Osteoarthritis.

What's the format?

Caplets are oval shaped, as well as film-coated, making them easier to swallow and leaving no bitter aftertaste.

What are its features?

The paracetamol in Panadol Osteo is released in 2 stages, with the first stage being released quickly, for rapid onset of action, and the second stage being released slowly over the day or night, to provide prolonged pain relief.

Other features:

Gentle on the stomach

What are the ingredients?

Active ingredient: 665mg Paracetamol

How to use

Place caplet(s) in mouth and swallow with water




How often

12 - Adult


Swallowed whole with water three times a day every 6-8 hours. (maximum 6 caplets in 24 hours)


This medicine may not be right for you. Read the label before purchase. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional. Incorrect use could be harmful. Panadol Osteo as of 1st June 2020: Ask your pharmacist – they must decide if this product is right for you. Incorrect use could be harmful.

Further Information

No gluten, lactose or sugar


If you would like any further information regarding Panadol products, please call our INFOLINE (Freecall) Australia on 1-800-028-533

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