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Medicine / Dosages


Benadryl

 
  May Give Every  14-17 lbs.
6-11 mo. 
18-23 lbs.
12-23 mo. 
24-35 lbs.
2-3 yr. 
36-47 lbs.
4-5 yr. 
48-59 lbs.
6-8 yr. 
60-85 lbs.
9-11 yr. 
Benadryl (red) Syrup 12.5 mg/5 ml 4 - 6 hours  3/4 tsp.  1 tsp.  1 1/2 tsp.  1 3/4 tsp.  2 tsp.  2 tsp. 
Benadryl Chews 4 - 6 hours        1 tab.  2 tab.  3 tab. 
 

* CAUTION: We recommend that you use the dropper or dosage cup that comes with your medicine to avoid overdosage. Dosage recommendations on bottles may vary from the recommendation on these pages. We would like you to use our recommended dosages unless your health care provider has given you a different (usually higher!) dosage. Aspirin should not be given to your child.