Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults
4.56 / 5 based on 5,417 Reviews
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.
Acetaminophen 500 mg (in each caplet)
Pain reliever/fever reducer
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
- minor pain of arthritis
- 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
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
children under 12 years
ask a doctor
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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults
- "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
I love these they relieve my pain and it last hours unlike others I have tried the pills are not hard to swallow and it is easy to find these make me drowsy sometimes but they usually don’t and they don’t have a horrible powdery taste
Takes care of all of my pains and aches! I continue to be impressed with the effectiveness of Tylenol extra strength as well as how quickly it works. Within thirty minutes I can’t even remember what my minor pains and aches felt like.
I have a blood condition and Tylenol is the only fever and pain reducer I can use. Works fast and efficiently! I use it Tylenol anytime I get a fever, have aches and pains or headaches. I can buy Tylenol in grocery stores, big box stores and in gas stations on the go.
My family uses Tylenol for headaches and fever. I do not reach for this first for my sore muscles. I like that my kids are old enough to swallow these nowadays. I take two and they take 1. I buy at Walmart. They are affordable. I packed a bottle for vacation.
I get really Severe migraines and this has been the only thing that I have found to help with them. I always have this product in my house, car, purse, work. It is a very effective product that I recommend to anyone that gets really bad headaches or just aches in general.
Tylenol is one of the best pain relievers out there. It is a super reliable medicine. My pain seems to go away instantly whenever I take a pill. The pills are very easy to swallow and are not too big. They're great for relieving headaches, cramps, toothaches, and back pains.
This tiny bottle is perfect for traveling as well as for my purse. I have a full size bottle that I keep in my medicine cabinet. I use this product for headaches and occasional fever. I buy at walmart. It is affordable. I even use this on my kids ages 10 & 12.
My go to everyday pain reliever has always been Tylenol. It works quickly and isn't addictive. It's also inexpensive and works wonders for those minor aches and pains. In fact, it works better for me than Midol when it comes to that time of the month!
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