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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults

BY TYLENOL

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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
Jocelyn O.
26 reviews
Since its rare when i take pills this help with extreme pain. I only take half and it helps ease the pain to very little or none.
Drew S.
Canton, IL
63 reviews
I love keeping the in my purse/car. Easy to carry & get the job done when I need them! I use mainly for headaches and back aches!
Aileen M.
Sunland Park
41 reviews
It helps with fiver and with headaches. I would recommed this medication to anybody in general. It is fast relief and affordable.
Shantay C.
Whittier, CA
95 reviews
For this much milligram gotta take 2 for them to kick in fast. They work for my migraines and they help all with gallstones pain
Jami A.
34 reviews
I take tylonel because i am breastfeeding. I am limited on what i can take. When i take it it goes into affect immediately 
Lilian R.
Laredo, TX
152 reviews
It's a truly fast and reliable headache pill that everyone should keep on hand. For those aches that require immediate treatment.
Lupita C.
93 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Usually, begins working about 30min after I take it. It works and is effective. 30min isn't much at all. Its a good price. 
Lexii W.
plant city Florida
194 reviews
Somewhat relieves but not all the way. I hate how this makes me feel. Very down and dumpy. Doesn't help with my headaches at all.
Michael R.
CLEVELAND, TN
295 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
We live on these things everyday. Life is painful so we have Tylenol for it. It works pretty good. We try to buy the big bottles.
Juliet N.
Culver City, CA
32 reviews
Pretty much everything you could want or need in a pain reliever. Acts quickly and is super effective and reducing inflammation.
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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