Donnatal Elixir Dosage
Generic name: Phenobarbital 16.2mg in 5mL, Hyoscyamine sulfate 0.1037mg in 5mL, Atropine sulfate 0.0194mg in 5mL, Scopolamine hydrobromide 0.0065mg in 5mL
Dosage form: elixir
Drug class: Anticholinergics / antispasmodics
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jan 10, 2023.
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. Use a pediatric dosing device or oral syringe to measure the dose.
|Body weight||Every 4 hours||Every 6 hours|
|10 lb. (4.5 kg)||0.5 mL||0.75 mL|
|20 lb. (9.1 kg)||1 mL||1.5 mL|
|30 lb. (13.6 kg)||1.5 mL||2 mL|
|50 lb. (22.7 kg)||2.5 mL||3.75 mL|
|75 lb. (34 kg)||3.75 mL||5 mL|
|100 lb. (45.4 kg)||5 mL||7.5 mL|
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