Tylenol launches Children’s Tylenol Dissolve Packs
Johnson & Johnson Consumer is introducing the first new form of Children’s Tylenol in 10 years. The company as unveiled Children’s Tylenol Dissolve Packs. The product is the only pediatric acetaminophen offered in an orally dissolving granular form.
J&J said that its consumer research informed the development of this product. The company’s findings included the fact that children graduate from liquids to chewables and pills over time, but that parents struggle when children don’t want liquids or chewables, but aren’t ready for tablets or have difficulty swallowing. Enter the wild berry-flavored granules, which dissolve on the tongue within seconds without water and offer a transitional option for these children or families on the go, the company said.
J&J said that each packet contains a uniform product blend and 160 mg of acetaminophen. In order to ensure consistency, the company developed a customized manufacturing process with equipment designed to accommodate dissolvable granules and foil packaging material.