These products don’t cure or shorten the period of the common cold and could lead to serious side effects. To lower the risk for serious side effects, carefully follow all dose instructions. Don’t use this product to create a child sleepy. Do not give additional cough-and-cold medication which may include the same or similar ingredients (see also Drug Interactions section). Ask the doctor or pharmacist about other strategies to relieve cough and cold symptoms (for example, drinking enough fluids, with a loofah or saline nose drops/spray).
Benadryl For Kids
If your doctor has prescribed this medicine, take it as directed. If you’re unsure about any of the information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Measure liquid forms of this medicine with a special measuring device/spoon. Don’t use a household spoon since you may not receive the proper dose. For those who get a single-dose form of the medication (for example, a single-use whistle), you don’t need to gauge the dose.