Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults
4.56 / 5 based on 5,432 Reviews
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.
Acetaminophen 500 mg (in each caplet)
Pain reliever/fever reducer
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
- minor pain of arthritis
- 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
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
children under 12 years
ask a doctor
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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults
- "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
I use Tylenol because Ibuprofen hurts my stomach. It relieves my pain or headache. I recommend it to anyone. I usually take the highest dose possible.
This pain reliever has always worked for me no matter what I'm using it for. It did meet my expectations. I usually use it about once or twice a month
I absolutely need Tylenol when I get a headache. The extra strength works super fast and in the little tube it's great for small purses and traveling!
I always take Tylenol they help with headaches and menstrual cramps but be careful to not take more than instructed or it can cause severe side effects
Tylenol is the only thing that helps my pain right now. Cannot function otherwise. Cannot sleep either. Even prescribed pain meds did not work as well.
I get really bad headaches a lot, and these help a lot! I love to stay on my feet during the day and headaches drag me down. But these come in handy. ❤
The place I work has a huge box of these sitting our (genius idea) and it is so. Helpful because I get head aches a lot and these generally do the job
Tylenol is a STAPLE for basic drugs in my house. It conquers everything from headaches to muscle pains definitely a must have in your medicine cabinet
Must have these pills handy! They are very good at taking the pain away fast. You can find this at any local grocery or pharmacy. Recommend these pills
No matter what this product always works but I would rather buy a full bottle then a two pack only become it cost way too much and a bottle is cheaper.
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