What dose I give a 12 year old child benadryl?

Question is Closed Report Mark as Favorite

Answers (2)

2 Jan 2010

Children - BJC HealthCare
My grandson's pediatrician prescribed 12.5ml of Benadryl for a rash that has now ... The dose for a 12-year-old is 20ml(cc) up to every 4 hours if needed. ...
htt Good Luck I hope this helps www.bjchelpforyourhealth.org/hfyh_content.aspx?id=3894 - 84k - Cached - Similar pages Hope this site helps. You can always call the pharmacist if there a special circumstances involved with the child such as weight or any other problem the child might have that would change the dosage from the norm

Votes: +0

4 Jan 2010

Read the directions on your label carefully and follow the instructions. Also, make sure that antihistimines do not interact with any other meications your child may be on. Sometimes we tend to accidently double up on medications for colds or allergies by combining a single medication with another med that has multiple symptom relief. Always check with your doctor if you have any questions that concern you about your child's health condition and any medication. Over the counter medications are very powerful and are capable of serious side affects.

Votes: +0

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

How much benadryl can I give my dog?

I've heard that you can give benadryl to a dog, so how much should I give to my dog with allergies - weighs around 25 lbs.

1 answer 29 Jul 2009

What will happen if my child swallows the benadryl fastmelts?

The kids say they taste terrible and take a long time to melt.

1 answer 19 Aug 2010

Can I give my 2 1/2 year old Bromfed DM and Children's Benadryl at the same time?

My son has a head cold and the dr gave him Bromfed DM to help with cough and congestion, but he is still having trouble sleeping at night. Could ...

1 answer 19 Mar 2013

My child will be 6 in 1 month Is it ok to give half of a dose of dayquil(7ml) bottle says 6yrs-15ml?

The bottle says it's ok to give a 6-12 year old 15 mL every four hours. I only want to give half of that so she can get sleep tonight but ...

2 answers 28 Sep 2013