Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults


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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)


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


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.


  • 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


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.


  • 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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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults
Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults
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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
Christina G.
168 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
On those days when I suffer from migraines and don't have my go to pain medicine this is always my back up and hasn't failed me. It kicks in pretty quickly.
Katie S.
Lawrenceville, GA
82 reviews
Tylenol is the pain reliever I always have in stock for my family. Whether it be a migraine or fever we want to make sure we have this in stock in our house.
Kayla M.
Crown Point, IN
19 reviews
Tyelonel is great for a quick pain reliever works great for fever or headache. Just allow it to work it's magic and you'll be back to 100 percent in no time.
Jordan R.
Covington , WA
86 reviews
Always love some good Tylenol. This seems to work every single time within a timely manor and will continue to relieve any pain that I will be experiencing.
Majestic M.
50 reviews
I am,allergic to all but Tylenol so its my only option. After awhile Tylenol is like pez when Its all you can take. But the extra strength is a little better
Ashley D.
45 reviews
Kills any little acre pain I could possibly have. It is extremely helpful when it comes to my headaches. I have always used and will always trust this brand.
Amanda S.
Eau Claire, WI
139 reviews
This is the best product for me qhen i have a bad headache. I normally dont take medicine, but when i cannot just drink water and or nap this is what i take.
Amy B.
46 reviews
When I have a fever and am otherwise unwell I reach for these. In my opinion they provide the fastest fever relief as well as relief to all over body aches.
Austin, TX
48 reviews
I prefer others versus Tylenol but I’ll use it as a second option! It works great and always relieves any pain I might have. Definitely recommend to anyone!
Selene G.
newark, NJ
75 reviews
Super easy to have on pudse, gym bag, emergency, car, etc. You never know when can need it, and what better than have something that doesnt need much space.
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
213 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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Amber M.
Zanesville, OH
1,277 reviews
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