BENADRYL (Diphenhydramine HCL) is an antihistamine given every 4-6 hours, as needed for relief of allergy symptoms.

 
Antihistamine ONLY Children’s Benadryl Allergy Liquid
12.5 mg/ 5ml

 

Children’s Benadryl Allergy Chewables
12.5mg/tab

 Flavor Cherry Grape
 Dosing Frequency Every 4-6 hours Every 4-6 hours
 Under 3 months* Consult your physician Consult your physician

12-19 lbs.
½  tsp Not recommended

20-25 lbs.
¾  tsp Not recommended

26-39 lbs.
1 tsp Not recommended

40-47 lbs.
1 ½ tsp Not recommended

48-54 lbs.
1 ¾  tsp Consult your physician

6 years to under 12 years
1 to 2 tsp
Not to exceed 12 tsp in 24hrs
1 to 2 tab
 Not to exceed 12 tablets in 24hr

Adults and above 12 years
 2 to 4 tsp
Not to exceed 24 tsp in 24hrs
2 to 4 tab
Not to exceed 24 tablets in 24hr


AGE 6 TO UNDER 12 YEARS OLD CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN FOR THE FOLLOWING 2 MEDICATIONS LISTED
12 + years Benadryl Allergy Sinus Headache Caplet and Gelcaps (2 caplets/gelcaps) not to exceed 8 in 24hrs
12+ years Benadryl Allergy UltraTab 25mg  Tablets/Kapseal (1 to 2 tablets) not to exceed 12 tablets in 24hrs