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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults

BY TYLENOL

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4.56 / 5 based on 5,437 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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  • "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
Casaundra G.
34 reviews
It works. Not fast but it works. Not much a differwnce between 1 extra strength and 2 regular. Just a price difference
Lydia F.
31 reviews
Tylenol: fast acting, relieves the pain! Don't use ibuprofen anymore, Tylenol works great! I buy the Sam's club Tylenol
Selina E.
37 reviews
For pain reliever I like Tylenol ibuprofen doesn't work as good I give my kids the baby Tylenol when they were teething
Lela B.
Apple valley, CA
53 reviews
Very good take away the pain within 30 minutes.. I use it every time I have back pain and it takes the pain right away
Miriam B.
Houston, TX
170 reviews
These are the only over the counter pills that work for me. Headache or even menstrual cramps. Even for the worst ones!
Rosalyn S.
183 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Strong over the counter medications. Helps with any ailments bothering me. Easy to swallow, not much of a taste either
Tanja T.
48 reviews
Any kind of pain im in tylenol helps. Easy to diagest and they arent too strong! Just enough to make the pain go away.
Emilayne W.
South Park, PA
126 reviews
This Tylenol is good, your headache will go away fast. Also is cheap and you can find it in any pharmacy or supermarket
Samantha R.
Reading, PA
63 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I only use Tylenol due to health problems but if you take Tylenol as soon as you feel pain or aches it definitely works
Shekima T.
146 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
My grandmother would give use this from time to time but she really didn't want use to have it.but it would do the job
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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