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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults

BY TYLENOL

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  • 2 Stars1%
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4.56 / 5 based on 5,448 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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  • "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
Shayna  E.
Davenport, FL
147 reviews
This is one of the few over the counter pain meds that actually work for me. I suffer from chronic migraines and have back and shoulder issues and this is what helps me get through the day.
Ciearra C.
San Diego, CA
111 reviews
This is my go to to relieve any pain I have. This reduces fevers and reduces inflammation. It's very effective. I always use Tylenol extra strength. I buy it at CVS, Walgreens, or Rite Aid.
Ashley A.
33 reviews
These tablets stay in the glove box of my car for when I need them. They are affordable and work very quickly. These definitely met my expectations and will purchase again in the future.
Jessica P.
Stamford, CT
36 reviews
I have stomach issues so Tylonel is all I can take. Easy on the stomach yet it works well for me. Some people don’t think it does much but it does for me. Decent price and will buy again.
Danielle H.
Casa Grande, AZ
30 reviews
I like using this dispenser, ecause it fits perfectly in my purse, so when I get headaches or muscle aches I can reach for my tylenol. And with in 10 minutes my aches and pains are gone.
Jessica D.
Valley park, MO
185 reviews
Works well. You have to take every 4-6 hours so you have to keep taking them but they do the trick usually. I've kinda built up a tolerance for them so I dont use it as much as I used to 
Pamela C.
Villa Rica, GA
19 reviews
I use Tylenol Extra Strength for aches, pains with great relief! I have always and will always use Tylenol extra strength for headaches, muscle aches, sprains, etc. I am not a fan of any narcotic pain relievers and find that Tylenol always works for me.
Ariana L.
Glendale, AZ
130 reviews
I only use this when I’m really sick and I need it for break through pain because I can’t take more ibuprofen. Just by itself it doesn’t seem to last very long or reliev ALL of the pain
Nikki G.
38 reviews
We keep Tylenol in the house mainly for when my 8 year old has a headache so I can break one in half for her. I also took it when I was pregnant and couldn't take anything else. It is good as a fever reducer, but does not touch my aches/pains/headaches typically.
Vanessa E.
294 reviews
This were my life saver when i was pregnate this is the only thing i could ever take so they are good and also pregnancy friendly but remember its better not to drink medicine when pregnant
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
213 reviews
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Zanesville, OH
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