Benadryl - Diphenhydramine

ADULT:

Moderate Allergic Reaction / Anaphylaxis / Dystonic Reaction

 

50 mg IV / IM (chart IM site)

 

Anaphylaxis

 

50 mg IO

PEDS:

Moderate Allergic Reaction / Dystonic Reaction

 

1 mg/kg IV / IM (chart IM site).  Max dose 50 mg 

               

Anaphylaxis

 

1 mg/kg IV / IM  Max dose 50 mg

1 mg/kg IO  Max dose 50 mg

 

INDICATIONS:

- Moderate allergic reaction

- Anaphylaxis

- Extrapyramidal side effects -- dystonic reactions

 

SIDE EFFECTS:

- Drowsiness

- Dry mouth

 

Moderate Allergic Reactions:

- Facial / Cervical angio-edema (i.e.: Tongue swelling, throat tightness)

- Wheezing

- Respiratory distress

 

Anaphylaxis:

- Hypotension

- Severe Wheezing

- Severe Respiratory distress

- With or without palpable pulses

- Impending airway obstruction

Call

M: 949-254-0942

O: 714-765-4035 

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