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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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults
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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
Louise A.
Port Orange, FL
103 reviews
Go to when I'm sore or have a headache. I find that I get relief within 30 minutes of taking 2 pills and have relief for about 16 hours
Rebecca H.
Philadelphia
50 reviews
Tylenol is the definition of an “old reliable” product. I always make sure to keep some in my medicine cabinet in case of an emergency.
Meaghan L.
Bridgeport, CT
100 reviews
Good for any ache or pain. Definitely a great value! Tylenol is a brand everyone knows and trusts. It is good for a variety of problems
tammy m.
Strongsville , OH
640 reviews
I sometimes use it and it seems to work they are a little pricey but it is what is it aleve compares pretty good I bought it at walmart
Samantha T.
Carrollton, IL
81 reviews
Sometimes it works and others I feel no relief! When it does work, it takes about 20 minutes to kick in but the relief stays for hours!
I ALWAYS keep this container of Tylenol in my purse. You never know when you're going to have a sudden headache, and need some relief!
Gladis T.
Houston , TX
1,518 reviews
This is a great product and it is affordable.  I love this product because it meet my expectations, its packaging is great. 
amanda h.
Fort Myers, FL
325 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I use this along with some others I have but this Tylenol is one I use the most of since there is so many different kinds of one brand
Brenda H.
100 reviews
This helps me put a lot. Mostly when I forget to put my retainers for a long time this help me bare the pain and the headaches as well.
Murs N.
86 reviews
Works great when I’m in pain or have a fever! Although I try to stay away from taking pills, Tylenol is definitely a brand I can trust.
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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