Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults

BY TYLENOL

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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
Carissa W.
62 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Tylenol always helps me with an ache that may come up. I don't use pain relievers often, but when I need to I choose Tylenol.
Alyssa G.
HOUSTON, TX
147 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Tylenol extra strength tablets are great for moderate pain. I find them most helpful for the onset of headaches or minor pain
Ariannah H.
WILMINGTON, MA
77 reviews
These seem to work well they seem to work quickly and take the pain away from where ever it hurts and don't hurt your stomach
Jennifer L.
Potomac, MD
179 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
Always my gi to pain reliever. It’s also a great fever reducer. Safe for even pregnant women so it is very safe for the body.
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.
Kamila K.
Ridgewood, NY
156 reviews
These are my to go pain relievers!!! Fron headaches to back pains to anything because well this is the only thing that helps
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.
Alexa R.
23 reviews
These are a life saver! I always bring at least one with me in my purse just Incase I have a headache when I’m out and about.
Marty H.
Minneapolis , MN
20 reviews
Great for whenever I have pain, relieves it within half an hour, and this is great for on the go or leaving it in your purse
Israel S.
Fort worth
9 reviews
Good for if you have a minor pain or a light fever, but can't really help with anything worse, it's not supposed to thought.
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
213 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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Amber M.
Zanesville, OH
1,277 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 4

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