Benadryl Dosage

Give the weight appropriate dosage listed below every 4 to 6 hours as needed, or as recommended by your pediatrician.

Weight (lbs)Elixir (12.5mg / 5ml)FastMelt Chewable (12.5mg tablets)Tablets/Capsules & Quick Dissolve Strips (25mg tablets or 25mg strips)
8-91.25ml (1/4tsp)
10-112ml
12-162.5ml (1/2tsp)
17-213.75ml (3/4tsp)
22-254ml
26-335ml (1tsp)1 FastMelt
33-396ml1 FastMelt
40-457ml (1 1/2 tsp)1 1/2 FastMelt
46-529ml1 1/2 FastMelt
53-5810ml (2tsp)2 FastMelt1 tab/cap/strip
59-6511ml2 FastMelt1 tab/cap/strip
66-7212ml (2 1/2 tsp)2 1/2 FastMelt1 1/2 tab/cap/strip
73-8014ml2 1/2 FastMelt1 1/2 tab/cap/strip

Disclaimer: this health information is for educational purposes only. You, the reader, assume full responsibility for how you choose to use it. Please call the office if you have further questions regarding the above information or concerns for your child.


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