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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults

BY TYLENOL

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4.56 / 5 based on 5,436 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
Caitlin F.
Columbus, OH
34 reviews
Tylenol is good for certain pains - tend to prefer ibuprofen over acetaminophen. Pretty standard among acetaminophen for me
Kayla Y.
Tinley Park, IL
190 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
I always have a bottle of these in my vanity. I get bad caffeine withdrawal headaches and this is the only thing that works
Ashley B.
Goodyear, AZ
49 reviews
These work great. I rarely use medicine but when I have a long lasting headache these work great. Rarely I get cheap brands
Ariel D.
50 reviews
Best to take while breastfeeding. Fast acting and they're not harsh on the belly. You can buy it anywhere and great price.
Monika M.
6 reviews
If you are feeling pain and you are not sure Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults is the safest bet.
Melissa E.
57 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I think this is the best over the counter pain medicine on the market. Doesn't take too long to kick in and lasts all day.
Heather A.
Spring, TX
278 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Ibuprofen is my go to reliever but I'll switch off with Tylenol if I'm in extreme pain that Advil or Alieve doesn't touch.
Caris A.
Bedford, TX
33 reviews
Tylenol is my go to for minor aches and pain.I get allergic reaction to anything with Asprin and this seems to work for me
Kimberly D.
Waterloo
62 reviews
When I have a headache or cramps I know I can take some Tylenol and it will go away. I feel it works better than ibeprofen
Madi W.
Fort Stewart, GA
166 reviews
With my husband being military, pain reliever is a must and we always purchase Tylenol. We usually buy in bulk at Walmart.
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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