Itching/Allergy Medication Dosages
 
 

Itching/Allergies

 

May Give Every 

14-17 lbs.
6-11 mo. 

18-23 lbs.
12-23 mo. 

24-35 lbs.
2-3 yr. 

36-47 lbs.
4-5 yr. 

48-59 lbs.
6-8 yr. 

60-85 lbs.
9-11 yr. 

Benadryl Syrup

12.5mg/5ml

4 - 6 hours 

3/4 tsp. 

1 tsp. 

1 1/2 tsp. 

1 3/4 tsp. 

2 tsp. 

2 tsp. 

Benadryl Chews

4 - 6 hours 

 

 

 

1 tab. 

2 tab. 

3 tab. 

 

* CAUTION:We recommend that you use the dropper or dosage cup that comes with your medicine to avoid overdosage. Dosage recommendations on bottles may vary from the recommendation on these pages. We would like you to use our recommended dosages unless your health care provider has given you a different (usually higher!) dosage. Aspirin should not be given to your child.