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Itching/Allergies

 
  12-17 lbs.
6-11 mo. 
18-23 lbs.
12-23 mo. 
24-35 lbs.
2-3 yr. 
36-47 lbs.
4-5 yr. 
48-59 lbs.
6-8 yr. 
60-71 lbs.
9-10 yr. 
71-95 lbs
11 yr
96+ lbs
12+ yrs
Benadryl Allergy Liquid (12.5 mg/5 mL)
Every 4-6 Hours

 
1/4 tsp
(1.25 mL)
1/2 tsp
(2.5 mL)
3/4 tsp
(3.75 mL)
1 tsp
(5 mL)
1 1/4 tsp
(6.25 mL)
1 1/2 tsp
(7.5 mL)
1 3/4 tsp
(8.75 mL)
2 tsp
(10 mL)
Benadryl Allergy Chewable (12.5 mg/tab)
Every 4-6 Hours

 
  1/2 tab 3/4 tab 1 tab 1 1/4 tab 1 1/2 tab 1 3/4 tab 2 tabs
Claritin 5 mg Children's Allergy Chewables
Every 24 Hours

 
    1 tablet (5 mg) 1 tablet (5 mg) 2 tablets (10 mg) 2 tablets (10 mg)    
Claritin Children's Allergy Syrup (5 mg/1 mL)
Every 24 Hours
 
1/2 tsp
(2.5 mL)
1/2 tsp
(2.5 mL)
3/4 tsp (3.5 mL) 1 tsp (5 mL) 2 tsp (10 mL) 2 tsp (10 mL)    
Zyrtec 5 mg Chewable Tablets
Every 24 Hours

 
    1 tablet (5 mg) 1 tablet (5 mg) 2 tablets (10 mg) 2 tablets (10 mg)    
Zyrtec Children's Allergy Syrup (5 mg/1 mL)
Every 24 Hours

 
1/2 tsp
(2.5 mL)
1/2 tsp
(2.5 mL)
3/4 tsp (3.5 mL) 1 tsp
(5 mL)
2 tsp (10 mL) 2 tsp (10 mL)    
Zyrtec 10 mg Chewable Tablets
Every 24 Hours

 
        1 tablet (10 mg) 1 tablet (10 mg)