For the relief of symptoms associated with seasonal; perennial; vasomotor rhinitis; allergic conjunctivitis due to foods; parkinsonism (including drug-induced); short-term management of insomnia.
Adults and Children 12 years and older: 10 to 20 mL (2 to 4 teaspoonsful) Maximum Dose: 300 mg per day Children 6 to 11 years: 5 to 10 mL (1 to 2 teaspoonsful) Maximum Dose: 150 mg per day 2 to 5 years: 2.5 mL (1/2 teaspoonful) Maximum Dose: 37.5 mg per day
For Antiparkinsonism Orally; every 8 hours Adults: 10 mL (2 teaspoonsful)
As Nighttime Sleep-Aid Orally; 20 minutes before going to bed or after retiring when sleep is not readily achieved. Adults and Children 16 years and older: 20 mL (4 teaspoonsful) Do not take a second dose in the same night.
May cause drowsiness; patients should observe caution while driving or performing other tasks requiring alertness.
Each 5mL of elixir contains 12.5 mg of Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride.