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My son is 47 months old.my husband accidentally gave him 5ml of childrens Benadryl (diphenhydramine) d allergy and sinus instead of the hylands allergy? Should I worry

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In brief: No

Pt should be fine with that dose

In brief: No

Pt should be fine with that dose
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
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Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: No

The regular dose is a teaspoon (5ml) per 25 lb.
I would suspect the kid is pushing 40 lb in weight. It may make the kid a bit sleepy as its usual side effect at any dose.

In brief: No

The regular dose is a teaspoon (5ml) per 25 lb.
I would suspect the kid is pushing 40 lb in weight. It may make the kid a bit sleepy as its usual side effect at any dose.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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