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Childrens Benadryl-D ALLERGY and SINUS

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: Diphenhydramine hydrochloride 12.5mg in 5mL, Phenylephrine hydrochloride 5mg in 5mL
Labeler: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division
NDC Code: 50580-781

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Childrens Benadryl-D ALLERGY and SINUS

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each 5 mL = 1 teaspoonful)Purpose
Diphenhydramine HCl 12.5 mgAntihistamine
Phenylephrine HCl 5 mgNasal decongestant

  • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies:
    • runny nose
    • sneezing
    • itchy, watery eyes
    • itching of the nose or throat
    • nasal congestion
    • stuffy nose
  • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold:
    • runny nose
    • sneezing
    • nasal congestion
    • stuffy nose
  • temporarily relieves sinus congestion and pressure


Do not use
  • to make a child sleepy
  • with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin
  • if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
  • glaucoma

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product
  • do not exceed recommended dose
  • marked drowsiness may occur
  • avoid alcoholic drinks
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
  • excitability may occur, especially in children

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • symptoms do not improve within 7 days or occur with a fever

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)

  • find right dose on chart below
  • mL = milliliter; tsp = teaspoonful
  • take every 4 hours
  • do not take more than 6 doses in 24 hours
Age (yr)Dose (mL or tsp)
children under 4 years do not use
children 4 to 5 yearsdo not use unless directed by a doctor
children 6 to 11 years 5 mL (1 tsp)
adults and children 12 years and over10 mL (2 tsp)

Attention: use only enclosed dosing cup specifically designed for use with this product. Do not use any other dosing device.

Other information
  • each 5 mL (1 tsp) contains: sodium 10 mg
  • store between 20-25°C (68–77°F). Protect from light. Store in outer carton until contents are used.
  • do not use if bottle wrap or foil inner seal imprinted with "SAFETY SEAL®" is broken or missing
  • see bottom panel for lot number and expiration date

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, edetate disodium, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, flavors, glycerin, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sorbitol solution, sucralose

Questions or comments?

call 1-877-717-2824


NDC 50580-781-04


Diphenhydramine HCl/antihistamine
Phenylephrine HCl/nasal decongestant
oral solution


Runny Nose
Itchy, Watery Eyes
Itchy Throat

Diphenhydramine HCl

Sinus Congestion
Stuffy Nose

Phenylephrine HCl

Alcohol &
Sugar Free


4 fl oz
(118 ml)

diphenhydramine hydrochloride and phenylephrine hydrochloride solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:50580-781
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Diphenhydramine hydrochloride (diphenhydramine) Diphenhydramine hydrochloride12.5 mg  in 5 mL
Phenylephrine hydrochloride (phenylephrine) Phenylephrine hydrochloride5 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
anhydrous citric acid 
carboxymethylcellulose sodium, unspecified form 
edetate disodium 
FD&C blue no. 1 
FD&C red no. 40 
sodium benzoate 
sodium citrate 
Product Characteristics
FlavorGRAPEImprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:50580-781-041 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
1118 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34108/01/2008
Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division (878046358)

Revised: 12/2015
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division

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