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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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults
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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
Michelle B.
Jonesboro
226 reviews
I really like this product for aches and pains. Works fast. It is reasonably priced and I would recommend this to others 
Jennifer H.
Islandton, SC
165 reviews
I do not typically use pain medication, bit if I were I would reach for Tylenol. It's easily accessible, and not costly.
Galina S.
La Grange, CA
477 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Tylenol extra strength capulets are easy on the stomach compared to many over the counter drugs. Keep them in my cabinet.
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.
Courtney D.
Highland, CA
494 reviews
Tylenol works quickly when I have a headache or a fever. Affordable and can be found and any drugstore or grocery store.
Yvonne O.
Chicago, IL
232 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I go straight for these at the store. I usually take 2 and my headache or muscle pain goes away faster than other pills.
Courtney H.
Canyon, TX
15 reviews
Helps me get over anything from cramps to migraines. As an athlete, it is an automatic goto for my every day pain needs.
soledad s.
Sn Bernrdno, CA
78 reviews
Like tylenol better then ither pain relievers although im very prone to pain these help ease the pain from whater i have
alicia D.
Philadelphia
107 reviews
Works great, gets rid of most of my headaches doesnt have a bitter after taste or any weird, uncomfortable side effects.
Makayla J.
Show Low, AZ
149 reviews
With them and other pain relievers I have to take three every time because they don't work very well when I'm in pain.
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
213 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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Amber M.
Zanesville, OH
1,277 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 4

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