Donnatal Elixir Dosage
Generic name: phenobarbital
Dosage form: oral elixir
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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.
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