How much Benadryl can a 24 pound baby have?
Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Dose Table
|Child’s weight (pounds)||20-24||25-37|
|Liquid 12.5 mg/ 5 milliliters (mL)||4||5|
|Liquid 12.5 mg/ 1 teaspoon (tsp)||¾||1|
|Chewable 12.5 mg||—||1|
|Tablets 25 mg||—||½|
How much Benadryl can you take by weight?
Benadryl Dosage Chart
|Weight||Benadryl Liquid 5 ml = 12.5 mg||Benadryl Capsules 1 capsule = 25 mg|
|33-43 pounds||5 ml (12.5 mg)|
|44-54 pounds||7.5 ml (18.75 mg)|
|55-100 pounds||10 ml (25 mg)||1 capsule (25 mg)|
|100 pounds & up||20 ml (50 mg)||2 capsules (50 mg)|
How much Benadryl can a 1 year old take?
|Weight of Child||Liquid suspension*||Chewable tablets*|
|20 to 24 lbs.||3.75 mL||do not use|
|25 to 37 lbs.||5 mL||1 tablet|
|38 to 49 lbs.||7.5 mL||1 tablet|
|*every 4–6 hours||*every 4–6 hours|
Why can’t infants have Benadryl?
Because Benadryl is an antihistamine, it can cause serious or even fatal side effects in infants. These side effects include rapid heartbeat and convulsions. If your child has allergies, then you should talk to the pediatrician about the proper medication to use during a reaction.
What can I give my 1 year old for allergies?
Allergy Help for Infants
Oral antihistamines like Claritin (loratadine), Zyrtec (cetirizine), and Allegra (fexofenadine) are available OTC in kid-friendly formulations. These meds help with sneezing, itching, eye irritation, and runny nose.
Can I give my 1 year old Benadryl to sleep?
If more than one adult is giving a child medication, they might inadvertently give too many doses. While an overdose of drugs like Benadryl is rare, it can be serious. You should never give a child a medication like Benadryl to make them sleepy. If your child has difficulty sleeping, talk to your pediatrician.
How much children’s Benadryl can a 2 year old have?
Children’s BENADRYL Chewable Tablets (diphenhydramine hydrochloride 12.5 mg)
|children under 2 years||DO NOT USE|
|children 2 years to 5 years||DO NOT USE unless directed by a doctor|
|children 6 years to 11 years||1 to 2 chewable tablets (12.5 mg to 25 mg)|
How many 25mg Benadryl can I take?
1 to 2 chewable tablets (12.5 mg to 25 mg) every 4 to 6 hours or as directed by a doctor. Do not use unless directed by a doctor. Do not use. Do not take more than 6 doses in 24 hours.
How much Benadryl can I take for 110 lbs?
|Weight||Benadryl Liquid 12.5 mg = 5 mL 5 mL = 1 teaspoon||Benadryl Chewable 12.5 mg|
|23-43 pounds||1 teaspoon||1 chewable|
|44-54 pounds||1 1/2 teaspoons||1 1/2 chewable|
|55-109 pounds||2 teaspoons||2 chewable|
|110+ pounds||4 chewable|