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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  • "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
Colleen M.
Novi
47 reviews
This product is great for menstrual cramps or for any other aches and pains. It is pretty fast acting and lasts a while.
Leslie T.
Euless, TX
27 reviews
I always like to take this with me when I do air travel. It helps relieve a lot of the pain I get from the air pressure.
Heather G.
Charleston, SC
27 reviews
Tylenol was all I was allowed to take while pregnant. I typically have better luck with Tylenol not bothering my stomach
Sara F.
Potterville, MI
168 reviews
Tylenol is my go to product when I have a headache. It helps relieve it pretty quickly and isn't too harsh on my stomach.
Crystal E.
39 reviews
The best pain medicine ever. My Granny👵🏾😇😍💞💗💝 recently had a surgery and she Takes these in a help to knock the pain now
Jennifer S.
Austin, TX
201 reviews
Great every day Pain reliever for your aches and pains in sore muscles and joints. Perfect for fevers, sore throats, etc.
Melinda W.
Manorville , Pennsylvania
91 reviews
Works on some of the toughest headaches, aches and pains from exercising, and also the monthly issues us women deal with.
Sidney A.
Ypsilanti, MI
49 reviews
I get a lot of migraines which makes it hard to eat and these help take the pain away quickly and never upset my stomach.
Lakeesh D.
Lithonia, GA
66 reviews
Tylenol can knock out a fever like no other medicine. It helps me and my nieces whenever we are a bit under the weather.
Samira P.
ATHENS, GA
109 reviews
I've used Tylenol a lot and it's definitely a go to for any aches or cramps. I wish it would work a little faster though
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
213 reviews
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