Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults

BY TYLENOL

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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
Devon J.
Bronx, NY
15 reviews
A family favorite product. We all used Tylenol Since children and it helps with many of the muscle aches and headaches that my family may encounter throughout the year ! I think it's a product every household should have in there cabinet. It's one of those "just in case" meds. Try it !
Kenley J.
Dukedom, TN
285 reviews
I feel like this product is definitely worth the money, it isn’t too expensive in my opinion. It works well and I would recommend it to others!
mackenzie r.
Amarillo, TX
39 reviews
If you're like me, you get headaches often! And I'm on a computer all day. This is the only Tylenol that helps relieve my throbbing headaches!
Genesis Alejandra S.
El Paso, TX
208 reviews
This product is lovely . I use it all the time and would recommend it to everyone it is a product you need to get you're hand on an try . I assure you that this product is gonna be you're new favorite.
Sierra P.
7 reviews
Very well medicine, i am currently 6 months pregnant and get headaches quite often and they never seem to go away! But with some tylenol when i get them it relieves the pain and helps me relax when i need it the most. I tend to buy this product quite a bit.
Hailey  B.
Cheney, WA
232 reviews
i loved this product! received it in the mail and i love it! i've never tried bare minerals products before but after this i definitely will be buying more products from this brand! 100% would recommend. I couldnt be more impressed by such a great product
Jennifer B.
Pen Argyl, PA
205 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
My go when I have an headache or not feeling good. You can take it when pregnant and breastfeeding which is a plus for me
Lauren S.
Tampa, FL
177 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
It works great on my really bad headaches, back pain and for my cramps when that "lovely" time of the month comes along.
Tessa C.
Martha, KY
1,156 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
Tylenol is great. Takes headaches away or helps a lot. Affordable at Walmart. Nice sized bottle to fit almost anywhere.
Heather A.
Woodbury, MN
53 reviews
My go to pain reliever of choice. Maybe because it is what we used as kids. It works so why change. Works as expected.
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
213 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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Amber M.
Zanesville, OH
1,277 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 4

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