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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults

BY TYLENOL #42 in Pain Relief

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4.56 / 5 based on 5,416 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
Kasondra B.
Massena, NY
61 reviews
I usually dont take medicine for pain but when i get those migraines tylenol never disappoints. Fast working and cheap!
Ashley C.
91 reviews
Tylenol takes away my headache fast. It's not pricey at all. You can buy them at your nearest drugstore or supermarket.
Samantha W.
Scottsdale, AZ
58 reviews
When I was pregnant this is all I could have and thank goodness their products work well else I would've been miserable
Nahomi B.
Los Angeles, CA
29 reviews
Don't really like it because you can kinda taste it and it does not have a good taste to it. Kinda hard to swallow too.
Kaitie K.
Augusta , ME
43 reviews
Works well on pain once it gets in to your system. It's a little pricey at drug stores but I have found coupons online.
Jasmine  R.
Whittier, CA
54 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I'm more of a Tylenol user
Does help with headaches that I get, which I do get frequently so that's why I always use it
Easy to take pills, works very fast and keeps the pain and bad feelings away for a while and help me get through my day
Julie k.
Kansas City, MO
98 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
Good for any thing from menstrual cramps to a headache to pain from muscles aches and injury. Easy to take work quicly
kiersten d.
Lehighton, PA
62 reviews
compared to advil, this product is a little bit less effective but works just as well. I'd use this for aches and pains
Daniel M.
Henderson, NV
34 reviews
Tylenol definitely helps when I need some pain relieved. Once I take it, doesn't take long for me to feel the effects.
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
208 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Do you like this product??
Amber M.
Zanesville, OH
1275 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 4

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