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Di-Phen Oral Solution Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 6, 2020.

Generic name: DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE 12.5mg in 5mL
Dosage form: oral solution

DOSAGE SHOULD BE INDIVIDUALIZED ACCORDING TO THE NEEDS AND THE RESPONSE OF THE PATIENT.

A single oral dose of DI-PHEN SOLUTION is quickly absorbed with maximum activity occurring in approximately one hour. The duration of activity following an average dose of DI-PHEN SOLUTION is from four to six hours.

Adults

25 to 50 mg three to four times daily. The nighttime sleep-aid dosage is 50 mg at bedtime.

Pediatric Patients, other than premature infants and neonates

12.5 to 25 mg three to four times daily. Maximum daily dosage not to exceed 300 mg. For physicians who wish to calculate the dose on the basis of body weight or surface area, the recommended dosage is 5 mg/kg/24 hours or 150 mg/m2/24 hours.

Data are not available on the use of DI-PHEN SOLUTION as a nighttime sleep-aid in children under 12 years.

The basis for determining the most effective dosage regimen will be the response of the patient to medication and the condition under treatment.

In motion sickness, full dosage is recommended for prophylactic use, the first dose to be given 30 minutes before exposure to motion and similar doses before meals and upon retiring for the duration of exposure.

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