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Children's Benadryl Allergy Liquid, Childrens Benadryl Dye-Free Allergy Liquid (Pfizer Consumer Healthcare)

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  • Drug Facts:

    Active Ingredient:                       Purpose:

    (in each 5 mL)


      HCl 12.5 mg                              Antihistamine

      5 mL = one teaspoonful


    • 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
    • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold:
      • runny nose
      • sneezing


    Do not use with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin.

    Ask a doctor before use if you have:

    • glaucoma
    • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
    • a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis

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

    When using this product:

    • 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

    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.


    • take every 4 to 6 hours
    • do not take more than 6 doses in 24 hours

    children under 6 years of age
    ask a doctor
    children 6 to under 12 years of age
    1 to 2 teaspoonfuls (12.5 mg to 25 mg)
    adults and children 12 years of age and over
    2 to 4 teaspoonfuls (25 mg to 50 mg)

    Other Information:

    • store at 59° to 77°F

    Inactive Ingredients:    Children's Benadryl Allergy Liquid: Citric acid, D&C red no. 33, FD&C red no. 40, flavors, glycerin, mono ammonium glycyrrhizinate, poloxamer 407, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium chloride, sodium citrate, and sugar. Children's Benadryl Dye-Free Allergy Liquid: carboxymethylcellulose sodium, citric acid, flavors, glycerin, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, and sorbitol solution.

    Questions?    call 1-800-524-2624 (English/Spanish), weekdays, 9 AM-5 PM EST

    How Supplied:    Children's Benadryl Allergy Liquid is supplied in 4 and 8 fluid ounce bottles. Children's Benadryl Dye-Free Allergy Liquid is supplied in 4 fl oz bottles. Also available: Children's Benadryl Allergy Chewable Tablets. (Phenylketonurics: contains phenylalanine 4.2 mg per tablet)

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