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How much Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can I give my 27 month old?

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Dr. Allen Seely
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In brief: Benedryl 1/2-3/4 tsp

Benedryl (diphenhydramine) is an sedating antihistamine used for allergies, car sickness, cough, colds.
The liquid comes as 12.5mg/teaspoon (5ml) . The usual dose for 6-12 year olds is 1 -1.5 tsp (5cc=5ml) every 4-6 hours. For 27 month old : 1/2-3/4 tsp (2.5-3.7cc) every 6 hours is recommended . See also--> http://papermed.Com/benadryl-dosage.Html.

In brief: Benedryl 1/2-3/4 tsp

Benedryl (diphenhydramine) is an sedating antihistamine used for allergies, car sickness, cough, colds.
The liquid comes as 12.5mg/teaspoon (5ml) . The usual dose for 6-12 year olds is 1 -1.5 tsp (5cc=5ml) every 4-6 hours. For 27 month old : 1/2-3/4 tsp (2.5-3.7cc) every 6 hours is recommended . See also--> http://papermed.Com/benadryl-dosage.Html.
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