Phenergan Elixir gives you an orange flavored, sugar-free, antihistamine that is generally used for treating allergic conditions like hayfever and rashes. It may be used for insomnia, travel sickness, and nausea.
It works by making you feel more relaxed, and can be used as a mild sedative for both adults and children.
For allergies (such as hay fever, rashes and hives)
Children 2-5 years: Either a single dose of one to three 5ml spoonfuls OR one 5ml spoonful twice a day, DO NOT give more than three 5ml spoonfuls a day.
Children 5-10 years: Either a single dose of one to five 5ml spoonfuls OR one or two 5ml spoonfuls twice a day, DO NOT give more than five 5ml spoonfuls a day.
Children over 10 years and adults (including the elderly): Start with two 5ml spoonfuls twice a day,This may be increased to a maximum of four 5ml spoonfuls three times a day.