Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults

BY TYLENOL

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Description

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)

Purpose

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

or

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.

Uses:

  • 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

Warnings

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.

Directions

  • 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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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
  • "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
Margo O.
Queen Creek, AZ
31 reviews
I trust this pain reliever to reduce pain or a fever. I get frequent headaches and this helps knock it out before it becomes a migraine.
Mary T.
MIDLAND, MI
175 reviews
Tylenol is the only pain medication my boyfriend can take, so I always have some close by. I like it too, it works to relieve pain well.
Paula J.
Lake City
162 reviews
I am only using these at the moment because i am pregnant. i dont really like them but they do do the job if my headache is not to harsh.
Lisa S.
Wayne
52 reviews
I took this after my c-sections worked better than prescribed pain medicine I would recommend it I got it from Walmart
It works the best
Jenna R.
125 reviews
Gets the job done. I use this for headaches or body aches. Works fast. Affordable and purchased at my local drug store rite aid or target
Cassie P.
Bronx, NY
18 reviews
My go too pain reliever! More so because it’s safe to use while pregnant. It quick and effective!! Helps me with those stubborn migraines
chelsey m.
59 reviews
These are my go to pain relievers! Fast relief whether it's a headache, toothache, muscle or joint ache, you name it, Tylenol helps it!!
Shelbie D.
Bakersfield, CA
106 reviews
I love tyonal ! Not because it's good for pain but it also helps when your sick and you have a fever ! Breaks the fever in 30 mins less !
Madison B.
Clarksville, AR
386 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
The extra strength tablets are great. They were effective for me. And that is coming from someone who experiences headaches often. 
I'm allergic to NSAIDs, so Tylenol is my go-to! These are easy to swallow and work for my occasional headaches and for menstrual cramps.
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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