Benadryl - Diphenhydramine

New update 4/2019

ADULT:

Allergic Reaction - Facial / Cervical Angiodema:

50 mg IV / IM (chart IM site)

 

Allergic Reaction - Wheezing or Hypoxia:

50 mg IV / IM (chart IM site)

 

Allergic Reaction - Hypotension / Respiratory Distress / Impending Airway Obstruction:

50 mg IV / IM (chart IM site)

PEDS:

Allergic Reaction - Facial / Cervical Angiodema:

1 mg/kg IV / IM (chart IM site) once (Max dose of 40 mg)

 

Allergic Reaction - Wheezing or Hypoxia:

1 mg/kg IV / IM (chart IM site) once (Max dose of 40 mg)

 

Allergic Reaction - Hypotension / Respiratory Distress / Impending Airway Obstruction:

1 mg/kg IV / IO / IM (chart IM site) once (Max dose of 40 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: 949-769-1162

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