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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults

BY TYLENOL

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4.56 / 5 based on 5,432 Reviews

Description

Get back to the things you love with powerful relief of tension headaches, back pain and more.

Available as caplets. For adults and children 12 years and older.

Active ingredient

Acetaminophen 500 mg (in each caplet)

Purpose

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Inactive ingredients

carnauba wax*, corn starch*, FD&C red no. 40 aluminum lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, modified starch*, polyethylene glycol*, powdered cellulose, pregelatinized starch, propylene glycol, shellac, sodium starch glycolate, titanium dioxide
contains one or more of these ingredients

or

carnauba wax, crospovidone, FD&C red no. 40 aluminum lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate,  microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80,  povidone, pregelatinized starch,  propylene glycol, shellac glaze, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, titanium dioxide.

Uses:

  • temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
  • the common cold
  • headache
  • backache
  • minor pain of arthritis
  • toothache
  • muscular aches
  • premenstrual and menstrual cramps
  • temporarily reduces fever

Warnings

Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take

  • more than 4,000 mg of acetaminophen in 24 hours
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

Allergy alert: acetaminophen may cause severe skin reactions. Symptoms may include:

  • skin reddening
  • blisters
  • rash

If a skin reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

Do not use

  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
  • if you are allergic to acetaminophen or any of the inactive ingredients in this product

Ask a doctor before use if you have liver disease

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking the blood thinning drug warfarin

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • new symptoms occur
  • redness or swelling is present

These could be signs of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

Overdose warning: In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222) Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Directions

  • do not take more than directed (see overdose warning)

adults and children 12 years and over

  • take 2 caplets every 6 hours while symptoms last
  • do not take more than 6 caplets in 24 hours, unless directed by a doctor
  • do not take for more than 10 days unless directed by a doctor

children under 12 years

ask a doctor

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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
  • "I get headaches more than I'd like to, so I just take one and I will start to feel better after a bit." in 1 review
Tiffany W.
Gray, TN
89 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
Tylenol is amazing for pains either by itself or added to something else. If I have a headache I take 1 of these and 1 Excedrin instead of the 2 Excedrin because it makes me jumpy. the combination of the 2 works well for me
Gabrielle B.
108 reviews
Tylenol is a good pain reliever if your symptoms match it’s description. I tend to take ibuprofen, but I would take Tylenol if it made sense for whatever I was feeling at the time. However, I might also opt for the generic.
Ali H.
Placerville, CA
112 reviews
I always use Tylenol when I'm in pain. It doesn't ever make my stomach upset like other brands. It also is very affordable and can be found pretty much any store or gas station. I definitely recommend this product to everyone.
Michal H.
Killeen, TX
341 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
These kind of Tylenol pills are by far my favorite thing killers for headaches or anything of eggs that you’re having or pains they work really well they work fast they are efficient and they are cheap and I get them from Walmart
Kayla C.
Camanche, IA
164 reviews
I have used Tylenol for the last 5 years because I started having kids and I breastfed. This is the only thing I was able to take while doing so. It works fairly fast. Not too big of a pill so it's not very hard to swollow.
Ashley F.
Lawrenceville, GA
43 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
My go-to for everything pain related- headaches, menstrual cramps, hangovers, etc. etc... It's super affordable too! Everyone should have a bottle of Tylenol in their home!!!
Gabrielle S.
Apache Jct, AZ
138 reviews
The first time I used this I felt so sick and had an event the same day, I came down with a fever and wasn't sure I was going to be able to function however it helped with my fever long enough for me to get through the day
Sterling H.
1 review
Worked just as expected. Always keep this product on hand. Other products don't work as effectively as this one. I usually get mine at Walmart. Always a good price. Always tell my people about it. Will keep getting it.
Elicia M.
Absecon , NJ
214 reviews
Tylenol helps me when I get headaches in the back of my head. They hurt so bad so the doctor recommended Tylenol and so far it has been working well! Doesn't take too long to work & is very well for anyone who has headaches
Melissa W.
Crown Point, IN
50 reviews
Tylenol Extra Strength caplets seem to be effective, whether I need them for a headache, backache, or other pain. Just about every time I need to purchase Tylenol, it is on sale. I usually purchase it from Walgreens or CVS.
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
213 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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Amber M.
Zanesville, OH
1276 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 4

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