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
lillian S.
Leonardtown, MD
51 reviews
These pills help with any aches and pains I have .they also work quickly so you don't have to wait a long period of time in order to feel better
Tiffany S.
51 reviews
Extra strength is the only way to go in my home. Tough headache this stuff takes good care of it. Also helps with muscle aches too, bonus points!
Lynette S.
Los Lunas, NM
8 reviews
Good for on the go pain. Effective at least within 10 minutes. I believe this is as good as an over the counter pain medication is going to get.
LaNeisha A.
144 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Whenever I have pain. I get a half one of these and it cures my pain. All the other brands take about a hour to kick in. This is very immediate.
Lydia G.
Russellville, AR
22 reviews
These Tylenol capsules are so portable and fit everywhere! I have one in my backpack and one in my dance bag for whenever I get sore or cramp up.
Naomi F.
Orlando, FL
28 reviews
I take this for my headaches and really help me. i try other brands but this is number one on my top. in 30 minutes my pain go away.. recommended
Ana M.
Antioch, CA
165 reviews
Really good for taking pain away. Especially when you have a headache because you were so drink last night and today you have a five hour flight
Morgan g.
292 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I use this with my nexium because Advil is tough on my stomach. These always help what ever ailed me. They are affordable and readily available.
Charli S.
91 reviews
I love the packaging since it fits nicely in my purse without taking up much space. The meds itself have always worked for me. The price is good.
Clara H.
Wenonah, NJ
109 reviews
I do use these with my severe headaches and they do help every time as long as I calm down for a second and I'm not continuously running around.
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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