Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults

BY TYLENOL #10 in Pain Relief

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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
Michelle L.
742 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
This is good when i get a headache or my body hurts some place. It acts quickly and last a long time. It does not affect my stomach.
Tyler J.
N Las Vegas, NV
52 reviews
Really Helps And Very Affective For Hours At A Time . When My Head Of Body Is Aching I Always Use This Pain Reliever To Take It Away
Tereza D.
37 reviews
always works no matter the ache or sickness. Doesn't give any side effects for me and recommend it to anyone that needs pain relief.
Chelsea L.
Brookhaven, PA
44 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I use extra strength when I need a little "extra strength" for a difficult headache.  I purchased it (like everything else) at Target! 
Morgan P.
89 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
My go to medicine for headaches, aches and pains, and many of my cold symptoms. It’s a very effective product and it works instantly.
Allison S.
Plantersville, MS
44 reviews
My husband and I love the extra strength tablets. If his teeth are hurting him or my back we take a few pills and it goes away quick!
Brittany S.
Sevierville, TN
127 reviews
Seeing as I have had gastric bypass, Tylenol is one of the few pain relievers that I can use. It works pretty good most of the time.
Karen W.
Denver
96 reviews
Takes away most pain within 30 minutes. It works as well as other extra strength pain relievers. It’s sold practically everywhere.
Nicole G.
Hamilton
67 reviews
I’m currently pregnant and this is the only medicine I can take for aches and pains. When I do take it it does help pretty quickly.
Irene B.
175 reviews
It's great but it's the original pain reliever brand but I've had better work on me but it's also okay for you on certain occasions
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
224 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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Amber M.
Zanesville, OH
1,278 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 4
JoAnne S.
Mooers Forks , NY
144 reviews
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