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      Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Dosing Chart

         TO BE GIVEN EVERY 6 HOURS FOR HIVES OR ITCHING

Diphenhyrdamine (Benadryl) Dosing Chart
Weight Liquid 12.5mg/5ml Chewable Tablets 12.5mg each Tablets 25mg each
20-24 lbs 3/4 tsp (4 ml) Use liquid Use liquid
25-37 lbs 1 tsp (5 ml) 1 tablet Use liquid or chews
38-49 lbs 1 1/2 tsp (7.5 ml) 1 1/2 tablet Use liquid or chews
50-99 lbs 2 tsp (10 ml) 2 tablets 1 tablet or cap
100+ lbs 4 tsp (20 ml) 4 tablets 2 tablets or caps