50 mg. Is usually a goo dose. Often, 25 mg will do. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be taken every 4 - 6 hours. The most common side effect is drowsiness.
I'm having an allergic reaction in my eye the outer layer is bubbling up and my entire eye is swelling. How much Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can I take at one time? I ha
See ur doctor or ER. Given your description, you can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25-50 mg in the interim, but need to be seen, good luck.
Just Answered. You can take 2 x 25 mg tab. Every 4 hours/day with max. Dose of 400 mg (adult dose). Don't drive because drowsiness is one of the side effects. Others are: tachycardia, dry mouth, hypotension, paradoxical excitement, etc.
2 capsules. For adults 50 mg. Or 2 capsules is the proper dose. For children the dose is based on weight.
BENADRYL (diphenhydramine) DOSE: Up to 50 mg each dose every 4 hours as needed. Maximum dose not more than 400 mg in a day. Adverse events: drowsiness, hypotension, increased heart rate, paradoxical excitement, dry mouth, thickened bronchial secretions, etc.
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help with itching and rash from an allergic reaction. An individual with lip or tongue swelling, or any sensation of difficulty breathing should be seen by a doctor right away.
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy. Kind of rare, but present, can try other OTC antihistamines as cetirizine, loratadine or fexofenadine, might still get sedated but to a lesser extent than diphenhydramine (benadryl) so be careful when you drive or operate machinery.