Monday, June 6, 2011

Tylenol Blog Tour

As a parent it is always concerning when my children are sick.  I want to do what is best for them and that includes the giving them the proper medicine. That often means giving my kids TYLENOL.  I know that the makers of TYLENOL  have had their problems lately, and you may not find their products on the store shelves, but I believe that they are back on the right track  and have come out with improved products.
By the time Cold and  Flu season hits you will see a new and improved TYLENOL hit the store shelves.  You can go here to check out the new product enhancements that are coming to Infant and Children's TYLENOL.  Dosing amounts will also change so you will want to be sure to always read the label for dosing. Infants’ TYLENOL will include a new, enhanced bottle with a protective opening and push-in syringe which will
  •  Provide even better dosing accuracy and ease of administration to infants
  •  Allow for better control when dispensing the medication and reduce spillage
  •   Further reduce the risk of children being able to get to the medicine in the bottle

They will also be introducing enhanced bottles with the protective opening on Children’s TYLENOL products. It will make it more difficult for children to get into the medicine bottle.

Infants’ TYLENOL will have the same concentration of the active ingredient, acetaminophen, as Children’s TYLENOL which will standardize dosing across our products and age groups.  The makers of TYLENOL have been working closely with other manufacturers of pediatric acetaminophen products to encourage an industry wide transition to one concentration across infants’ and children’s acetaminophen products.

Be looking for the changes on your store shelves soon.  Until then you can get a $1 off  coupon here for TYLENOL products.

TYLENOL has some very helpful tips  for giving medicines to infants and children:

Simply remember to NURSE
  • Never give adult medicines to children.
  • Use the measuring device (syringe, dropper, dosage cup) that comes with the medicine every time you use it. Don’t use kitchen spoons (teaspoons or tablespoons).
  • Read and follow instructions on the label. Never give more than the recommended dose and do not give the medication more frequently than recommended.
  • Store all medicines out of the reach of children. Immediately following use, always restore the child resistant cap and put the medicine back into a high and out of sight location.
  • Every child grows. Know the infant’s or child’s weight and/or age to help determine the appropriate dosage.
“I wrote this review while participating in a blog tour by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Tylenol and received a promotional item to thank me for taking the time to participate.”