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
Jennifer W.
Roseville, MI
257 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
This is great because I don't take my perception pain pills all the time. It's a good replacement so I'm completely aware of what's going on.
Brandi A.
Philadelphia, PA
102 reviews
IF I'm buying Tylenol, this is what I go for. They work rather quickly. I get headaches and they do a good job of bringing some relief to me.
Kristin A.
Ronkonkoma, NY
53 reviews
The only pain reliever we use and use on our children. I trust this brand very much, even with my 10 month old daughter. I highly recommend.
Estrella A.
24 reviews
These are great for any kind of pain. Personally I get headaches and when I workout I get backache and I just take one and the pain is gone.
lindsey h.
Coon Rapids
82 reviews
This stuff made my headache go away within 25 minutes. The only thing i dont like is that it doesnt seem as strong as it says for toothaches.
Sarah R.
81 reviews
This is a great pain relieving product...when I don't need a combo pain reliever and am looking for basic pain relief this is the one I go to
Nora C.
San Antonio, TX
52 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
When I got a headache I run for these even if just a mild headache or anything that hurts on my body from whatever I've been doing that day.
Allison S.
63 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
Thank God for Tylenol. This is a lifesaver. Truly a lifesaver when it comes to everyday aches and pains. It also works wonders on any fevers.
Kaitlyn K.
53 reviews
Works great every time I have a ache or headache I'm pregnant and its the only medication I can take for pain and its always at a cheap price
Emily M.
1207 long run road Schuylkill Haven
34 reviews
One thing about her LOL is that it does prevent my blood from being so thin so I like to take Tylenol but again it doesn’t affect me as much
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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