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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults

BY TYLENOL

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  • 2 Stars1%
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4.56 / 5 based on 5,432 Reviews

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
Julisa D.
New York , NY
109 reviews
Love this travel size. Best for when I get cramps and also when I get migraines. It's fast acting and makes the pain completely go away.
Jaqueline A.
Texas
14 reviews
I have huge head aches, this actually really does help me, I give it a Five rating star since it gets me to sleep in the process as well.
Maria C.
San Antonio, TX
310 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
This is my go to pain relief!! It safe and non habit forming. This has been around forever and I don't see it going anywhere anytime soon
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!!
Amanda R.
Lincoln, NE
34 reviews
Great for getting rid of cramps and headaches. Also useful for muscle aches. I take it pretty often and i still have no immunity to it..
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.
Taylor F.
Aldie, VA
38 reviews
Typically use when I have a fever or sore throat and it helps a lot! Really gets the job done. I also use it for headaches and it helps.
Yesenia M.
Torrance , CA
144 reviews
It works for me everytime I am feeling cramps come on or a bad headache. I take it and within 15 minutes I usually start to feel better.
Amber L.
Selkirk, NY
71 reviews
Doesn’t give me heartburn like aleve does. Like that I can take it anytime. Caplets go down easy don’t burn or leave a nasty aftertaste.
Mai-Ly R.
District of Columbia
53 reviews
Favorite pain reliever. I love you can find the little to-go packs at Dollar Tree. I keep them in my car since I have chronic migraines.
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
213 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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Amber M.
Zanesville, OH
1276 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 4

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