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Donnatal Elixir Dosage

Generic name: Phenobarbital 16.2mg in 5mL, Hyoscyamine sulfate 0.1037mg in 5mL, Scopolamine hydrobromide 0.0065mg in 5mL, Atropine sulfate 0.0194mg in 5mL
Dosage form: elixir

The information at is not a substitute for medical advice. ALWAYS consult your doctor or pharmacist.

The dosage of Donnatal® Elixir should be adjusted to the needs of the individual patient to assure symptomatic control with a minimum of adverse effects.

Donnatal® Elixir. Adults: One or two teaspoonfuls of elixir three or four times a day according to conditions and severity of symptoms.

Pediatric patients: may be dosed every 4 to 6 hours.

Starting dosage

Body weight q4h q6h

10 lb. (4.5 kg) 0.5 mL 0.75 mL

20 lb. (9.1 kg) 1.0 mL 1.5 mL

30 lb. (13.6 kg) 1.5 mL 2.0 mL

50 lb. (22.7 kg) ½ tsp ¾ tsp

75 lb. (34 kg) ¾ tsp 1 tsp

100 lb. (45.4 kg) 1 tsp 1½ tsp