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
maria m.
Calipatria, CA
34 reviews
I use this kind of tylenol when i need relief from a headache or my body hurts. This helps me to feel more comfortable.
Kayley P.
Mansfield, MO
122 reviews
This stuff was what I used for headaches a lot while I was pregnant. It always helped to ease the pain. Great product.
April D.
Rock Hill, SC
325 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Took these every four hours after my tooth extraction. On top of the IBU I didn't need anything else prescription wise
Raeanna G.
Ada, OK
88 reviews
This actually works better for me then any other thing including ibprophen/Motrin. Last longer and takes effect faster.
Cat J.
Loch Sheldrake, NY
107 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
Gets the job done, it works quickly and lasts a long time. I usually only have to take one if I'm in pain and it works.
Heather G.
Fort Wayne
79 reviews
Tylenol always works great on my headaches. I use it for break through pain. Always keep some In the medicine cupboard!
Doda M.
Jonesboro , GA
819 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Hi peeps hope y’all doing ok ! I love Tylenol good for pain fast acting it’s good value too I love it i recommend it !
Jasmine  R.
Whittier, CA
63 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
Haydeeliz H.
41 reviews
What headache ? Literally takes away my headaches almost instantly. And it’s a good alternative from something stronger
Jamie S.
Lenoir City, TN
69 reviews
It helps ease body pain from many activities, allergies, and minor sprains. It's cheap and can be purchased everywhere.
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
221 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Do you like this product??
Amber M.
Zanesville, OH
1,278 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 4
JoAnne S.
Mooers Forks , NY
144 reviews
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