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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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
Ashleigh T.
248 reviews
Great product. Only thing that seems to work for me honestly! :) THUMBS UP!!! Only thing I can use while pregnant anyway =]
Ashley W.
Odessa, NE
44 reviews
Tylenol extra strength works really well to fight against any kind of pain or cramp. I take it almost weekly for headaches
Valerie E.
294 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Always good to have on hand. Good for most pains like headaches, back pain, etc. Easy to swallow. Not an oddly shaped pill.
Senai A.
Bartow, FL
50 reviews
The most basic over the counter pain killer. It does what its suppose to. It was the only thing I could use when pregnant.
Danielle T.
St Clr Shores, MI
44 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I don’t take medicine very often but when I have a smaller headache or some aches and pains I use this and it does the job.
Jennifer D.
Hager hill, KY
247 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
Tylenol isnt the strongest pain reliever but for a headache or a mild back ache it does the trick for me i trust this brand
Kelly N.
Rincon , GA
30 reviews
Love Tylenol! Great price and value and always works fast! Long lasting pain relief! Compared just as well to equate brand.
Tara R.
Astoria, NY
530 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I use Tylenol once a month for menstrual cramps. It works very well for me. I usually have to take 3 doses for the cramps.
Morgan R.
Burbank, CA
142 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
It doesnt matter what the issue is I always use tylenol. Never give up on the originals they are still around for a reason.
Sonnie R.
Spring Hill, FL
212 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Tylenol has been around forever. I think every household has this. I truly love it and use Children's Tylenol for my kids.
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
213 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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Amber M.
Zanesville, OH
1,277 reviews
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