Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults


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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)


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


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
  • headache
  • backache
  • minor pain of arthritis
  • toothache
  • 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
  • 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.


  • 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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  • "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
Kari M.
Lockport, NY
27 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
Definitely helps take away my pain. It definitely works for what I need it to. I can take two and rely on the help it will give.
Michelle V.
168 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Tylenol Extra Strength- Acetaminophen 500mg. One for me it's not enough so I take 2 when I have a headache. I buy it at Walgreens
Cassie W.
102 reviews
I love Tylenol. It's always my go to product! I use it when I have migraines and it honestly helps so much! I would recommend ;)
Marlen S.
116 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Here & there I get migranes , this the only pain reliever that takes it away. Girls these are amazing for that time of the month!
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.
Vanessa F.
Lewis Mcchord, WA
50 reviews
I love love love these convenient on the go packages! You can take it everywhere and have it with you in case you really need it.
Brittany G.
Westland, MI
80 reviews
Tylenol is my go to for everything!! I've never had a problem that Tylenol couldn't fix. I buy it in bulk at our local sams club.
Jailene C.
Channelview, TX
87 reviews
Tylenol is my go to pain reliever. i keep it in my kitchen , in my purse and even in my car in case of cramps and headaches!
Gwendolyn R.
Houston , TX
10 reviews
My entire family uses Tylenol to treat anything from headaches to severe back pain. Works wonders! Repurchasing is always a must.
Meghan E.
Huntsville, TX
181 reviews
I use the extra strength because I only use pain relief when I absolutely need it & this works great for whatever I need it for!
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
213 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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Zanesville, OH
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