Woah there, it looks like your browser is out of date.

To get the best experience, please update your browser.

Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults

BY TYLENOL

4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars67%
  • 4 Stars25%
  • 3 Stars6%
  • 2 Stars1%
  • 1 Star1%
4.56 / 5 based on 5,434 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

see more...

Top Questions See all 6 Q&A

Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults
Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults
Reviews (5434)
Q&A (2)
Media (38)
REVIEWS
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
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.
Ayanna P.
Desoto, TX
81 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Great medicine for headaches, cramps, just pain in general. Really recommend this if you’re looking for something strong
Ellisah H.
Edmond
13 reviews
This product helps get rid of cramps on that time of the month. If you are prone to cramp I suggest Tylenol all the way.
Jessica S.
Riverside, CA
21 reviews
When I'm in pain I always go for Tylenol. It takes a minute to kick in but after a while the pain goes away. Works great!
Simone Y.
Cincinnati
11 reviews
Overpriced but does the trick every time! It’s a great product but I can get the Walmart brand and it works just as well.
Ashleigh M.
Marengo
36 reviews
Not the best out there. Would prefer to reach for Advil or Aleve. But it's great for when you're pregnant that I've heard
Chelsea J.
Pleasant Hill, OH
102 reviews
The only thing that takes any of my pain away! Not long after taking tylenol extra strength I feel back to my normal self
✨🖕Fuck Y.
San Bernardino
77 reviews
Tylenol is a great brand. I like buying Tylenol for different things such as headaches and menstrual cramps pain reliver
Sasha B.
Washington, DC
85 reviews
Tylenol is my go to brand for headaches, cramps and the like. It usually takes care of whatever happens to be ailing me.
Ashley S.
Stroudsburg, PA
23 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
I only use Tylenol for reducing any pain. My doctor told me to use it and not any other. Works good for most minor pains.
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
213 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Do you like this product??
Amber M.
Zanesville, OH
1276 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 4

Sign up to join our community!

BackInfluenster Cashback
Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults
Walmart

Please confirm your email.
If you have an existing Ebates account, make sure to enter your Ebates email

6 characters minimum. Password must consist of letters, at least 1 number and 1 special character.