Dosage: Every four (4) hours.
When To Use: Benadryl is an antihistamine medication which is particularly good at relieving allergic symptoms. Use Benadryl for nasal congestion, sneezing, runny nose, itching of the nose and throat, itchy watery eyes or other respiratory allergies due to hay fever. Iti s also useful to treat itching due to any cause. Use Benadryl to treat insect bites and stings.
Side Effects: May cause drowsiness, or less commonly, agitation or insomnia. Other side effects are rare.
Children over the age of 12 years and adults may take Benadryl tablets or capsules 25mg, one (1) every six (6) hours..
|Weight estimated||Dosage Based on Benadryl Elixir, 12.5mg/tsp|
|24-35 lbs.||5 mL (1 tsp)|
|36-47 lbs.||7.5 mL (1.5 tsp)|
|48 lbs. or more||10 mL (2 tsp)|