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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  • "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
Laura M.
West Salem, IL
28 reviews
A go to pain medication to get rid of minor aches and pains and helps when I feel a migraine coming on. It is also great to help control a fever.
Vanessa G.
Chillicothe, TX
58 reviews
This product works very food when i have aches as soon as 30 minutes passes they kick in and the pain goes away in all the best pain relievers
Taquana B.
Roseville, MN
95 reviews
I have been using this for a number of years I find that they absolutely do come in handy and work for some of my minor pains that I may have.
carolyn r.
Greenville, SC
47 reviews
Tylenol doesn't seem to help ease my pain. I usually use ibuprofen, but ran out and used some Tylenol for my head ache and it didn't help me.
Kirsten J.
120 reviews
Tylenol is a go to in my house. Any time anyone in my family has any type of ache or pain, we take Tylenol and it always helps us feel better.
Amber H.
Bay Minette , AL
68 reviews
I use this product for my aches and pains , and I use the children's product for when my daughter has headaches or aches and pains of her own.
Erin B.
indianapolis, IN
43 reviews
The extra strength works wonders if I am sore from working out or a long shift at work. It’s a great product, a little expensive, but worth it
Yasnil T.
107 reviews
Purchased at: Target
I’ve been using for years. I get bad migraines and although nothing gets rid of them this is the only thing that gives me some sort of relief!
Isamar G.
98 reviews
You can put this in your purse so whenever your on the go it's rare when I have a headache but when I do these sure do take the headache away.
Isabel V.
Riverdale , IL
141 reviews
My favorite! After having a horrible experience with labor & dealing with csection pain, these were a great help during the process of healing.
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
213 reviews
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