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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults

BY TYLENOL

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4.56 / 5 based on 5,432 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
Samira P.
ATHENS, GA
104 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
Ashley F.
67 reviews
I tend to turn to Tylenol Extra Strength when I get my headaches. As soon as I take it there is almost an instant relief.
Steffany C.
169 reviews
Tylenol is my family's go to for headache, body aches and fever. It's available everywhere and feels the safest to take.
Brittney R.
Milwaukee, WI
37 reviews
Compared to Advil, these pills are long lasting and kick in a lot quicker. I will take these over Advil if there present
Ashley B.
Shawnee, OK
174 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
The thing I reach for the most fast acting! Relieves my pain quick last a long time and helps reduce any fever I may have
Nilvie P.
74 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 3
Always by go to. I take them for migraines and for any cramps, aches and pains I may have. My husband takes them as well.
Maria Andreina P.
Boca Raton, FL
32 reviews
Muy buen calmante del dolor. Se puede tambien conseguir en version PM. Es mi preferido para dolores. No falta en mi casa.
Stephanie S.
381 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
I grew up on Tylenol and it's a go to pain reliever & fever reducer in my household. I trust the brand name over generic.
Melanie A.
New York
30 reviews
It does it just. When I got my wisdom teeth out my dad gave me this I felt better because I did not feel the pain at all.
Amanda C.
Fall River, MA
51 reviews
This is all I take for my aches and pains. Reasonable price point.  Easy on the stomach and works within 25 minutes.
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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