Children's Benadryl Weight-Based Dosing
|Weight||12-17.9 lb||18-24.9 lb||25-37.9 lb||38-49.9 lb||50-99.9 lb||100+ lb|
|Total Amount||7.5 mg||10 mg||12.5 mg||19 mg||25 mg||50 mg|
|Liquid: 12.5 mg / 5 mL||3 mL||4 mL||5 mL||7.5 mL||10 mL||---|
|Chewable: 12.5 mg||---||---||1||1.5||2||4|
|Tablets: 25 mg||---||---||0.5||0.5||1||2|
The bottle of Children's Benadryl will say it is only safe for children 2 years and older. In reality, this medication is safe to give to children younger than 2, but it's important you receive the go ahead from your provider before doing so. These doses can be given every 6-8 hours if the symptoms continue.