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September 04, 2020
Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Taiho Pharmaceutical Adds New Orange and Lychee Flavors to the Pitas Throat Troche Lineup

Pick a Favorite Flavor and Take Care of Your Throat:A Troche That Sticks to the Roof of the Mouth, Making It Easy to Use Even on Business Occasions

Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. announced today that it has launched, Pitas Throat Troche Orange and Pitas Throat Troche Lychee (designated quasi-drug), which are film-type troches that sticks to the roof of the mouth, throughout Japan.

With the active ingredient cetylpyridinium chloride hydrate, Pitas Throat Troche is effective for sterilization/disinfection of the mouth and for throat pain and swelling due to inflammation of the throat. It is a thin film-type troche, which sticks to the roof of the mouth and can be used while talking without being noticed by other people, making it easy to use even on important business occasions or when talking with customers.

Newly introduced will be the orange flavor, which is a common flavor in cough drops, plus the lychee flavor, a unique flavor among quasi-drugs. Together with the existing peach flavor, the lineup now features three flavors in total.

Each troche is individually packaged in a stylish aluminum sheet that is convenient to carry, fitting into a business card case or commuter-pass holder.

Taiho Pharmaceutical will contribute to a society enriched by smiles – one smile leading to the next – by continuing to identify people’s real needs and creating new markets by meeting them precisely.

  • Pitas Throat Troche O            Pitas Throat Troche L
    Box of 12 ・ individual packaging 

For more details on Pitas Throat Troche, visit the Pitas brand website below.

Features of the Pitas Throat Troche

  1. A film -type troche, which sticks to the roof of the mouth, can be taken without water. It is useful in business meetings and when communicating with customers.
  2. No active ingredients to cause drowsiness.
  3. A slim package makes it convenient to carry around.
  4. Three flavors to choose from

Product Overview

Brand name

Pitas Throat Troche O

Pitas Throat Troche L

Risk categories

Designated quasi-drug

Suggested retail price

500 yen (excl. tax) for pack of 12 troches

Active Ingredients

Cetylpyridinium Chloride Hydrate 8.28 mg (in six troches)

Indications

Throat pain, throat swelling, sore throat, throat discomfort, and hoarse voice due to throat inflammation, sterilization/disinfection of the mouth, and removal of bad breath

Dosage and administration

Dose for Adults (15 years old and over) 1 troche
Frequency of daily dosing 4 to 6 times
Do not use for children under 15 years old

Launch

Nationwide on Friday, September 4, 2020

Manufacturer

Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Information in this news release was current as of the original release date.

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