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How much bendrly to give a 2 1/2 year old ?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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In brief: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) dose

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) comes as 12.
5 mg/5 ml concentration. A 2 1/2 year old (28 lbs 9 oz--32 lb 12oz) should take 7 (seven) ml [use a calibrated dose giver] every 6 hours. If your child does not fall into that weight range, re-ask the question with the child's weight since pediatric doses are based on weight.

In brief: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) dose

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) comes as 12.
5 mg/5 ml concentration. A 2 1/2 year old (28 lbs 9 oz--32 lb 12oz) should take 7 (seven) ml [use a calibrated dose giver] every 6 hours. If your child does not fall into that weight range, re-ask the question with the child's weight since pediatric doses are based on weight.
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Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine
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In brief: Benadryl (diphenhydramine)

I assume you ask about Benadryl (diphenhydramine) dosage.
Depend on your child weight-it would be 1tsp(5ml) for 29-41 lbs with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) liquid 12.5mg/5ml every 4-6 hours as needed or. Will be less 2.5 ml with 12-20lbs every 4-6 hours as needed.

In brief: Benadryl (diphenhydramine)

I assume you ask about Benadryl (diphenhydramine) dosage.
Depend on your child weight-it would be 1tsp(5ml) for 29-41 lbs with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) liquid 12.5mg/5ml every 4-6 hours as needed or. Will be less 2.5 ml with 12-20lbs every 4-6 hours as needed.
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