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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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
Adri W.
Casa Grande, AZ
32 reviews
Tylenol usually helps me when I have some pain, but it takes a while and a higher dosage to actually kick in when I take it.
Haley B.
Beaumont, TX
123 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I love this pain reliever. I often get headaches and take just one and I feel much better. It’s inexpensive and easy to find!
Brianna L.
Kansas City, MO
259 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Tylenol is my favorite brand of pain medicine. I usually purchase the 500mg packs because they work fast and last for hours.
Bethany V.
Las Vegas, NV
125 reviews
Old faithful. Definitely helps with all my aches and pains including body aches and headaches. Not much more to say about it.
Diandra S.
Pasadena, CA
233 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
Great product at an affordable price. I have been able to find this product at many stores. I would recommend for mild pains
Nic I.
Howard Beach, NY
89 reviews
Excellent for aches and pains. This is great to take for headaches and cramps. It is affordable and worth it for this reason.
Addy H.
2 reviews
This product works so well when I have headaches. I use this almost once a week. I love it. My family uses it often as well.
Victoria T.
2 reviews
I have chronic pain syndrome, so I take a combination of prescription drugs and extra strength Tylenol to take the edge off.
Martha M.
19 reviews
Usually use Tylenol for any headaches or stomach pain. Fast relief and good price. Better and more lasting relief than advil.
breianca s.
Marietta, GA
74 reviews
Great for aches and pain. Works quickly without giving you the gitters. I have it in the pantry and in my purse at all times.
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
221 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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Zanesville, OH
1,278 reviews
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Mooers Forks , NY
144 reviews
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