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Diphenhydramine / Naproxen Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 25 mg-220 mg

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Insomnia

Initial dose: 2 caplets at bedtime
Maximum dose: 2 caplets in 24 hours

Use: To relief occasional sleeplessness associated with minor aches

Usual Adult Dose for Pain

Initial dose: 2 caplets at bedtime
Maximum dose: 2 caplets in 24 hours

Use: To relief occasional sleeplessness associated with minor aches

Usual Pediatric Dose for Insomnia

For children over 12 years old.
Initial dose: 2 caplets at bedtime
Maximum dose: 2 caplets in 24 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Pain

For children over 12 years old.
Initial dose: 2 caplets at bedtime
Maximum dose: 2 caplets in 24 hours

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available.

Precautions

US FDA requires a medication guide to assure safe use. For additional information: www.fda.gov/drugs/drug-safety-and-availability/medication-guides

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 12 years; this drug is not recommended for use in these patients.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available.

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Do not take more than directed.
-Take with a full glass of water.
-This drug may take longer to work if administered with food.

Storage requirements:
-Keep outer carton.
-Store at 20 to 25C (68 to 77F), avoiding high humidity and excessive heat (above 40C or 104F).

Patient advice:
-Talk to your doctor before using if you have allergies to other pain medications.
-Do not take unless you have time for a full night sleep.
-Talk to your doctor before using if you have a history of heartburn, stomach bleeding, high blood pressure, heart disease, liver or kidney disease, asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, glaucoma or trouble urinating.
-Do not take if you are already taking other sedatives or tranquilizers or any other antihistamines.
-This drug will make you drowsy. Avoid driving and other activities that require your full attention.
-Stop using immediately and contact your doctor if you feel faint, vomit blood, have bloody or black stools, have stomach pain that does not improve, or difficulty swallowing.
-Talk to your doctor if your sleeplessness persists after 2 weeks.
-In case of overdosage get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.