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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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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
DARIAN B.
Osceola, AR
107 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I use this product when I have a head ache or a migraine and it does not take long for the head pain to go away.
brooke M.
Toronto, ON
126 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I dont normally get headaches bit when I do nothing works. Tried this and bam finally something that works for me
Megan S.
Evansville, IN
55 reviews
Sometimes this is the only thing that will help me get rid of a tension headache or a really bad sinus headache.
Becca L.
Mountain Home, AR
159 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Tylenol helps with inflammation and it takes about an hour to kick in to get relief. I don't take anything else.
Lorna W.
6 reviews
Fast and effective. I haven't found anything to get rid of headaches faster than tylenol. It's my go to product.
Gabrielle V.
Mesa, AZ
8 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
Only have one kidney.  Only thing I trust to take.  Only thing my doctor said I can take. Good value. Trusted brand
Nadya S.
Oak Lawn, IL
263 reviews
I love Tylenol , it's effective and good quality and trustworthy and not expensive . Safe and not harmful ?!!!!!
Laila R.
174 reviews
Tylenol is great for getting rid of pain but thix so makes me very drowsy just like advil so its bettet st night
Brittina P.
Bountiful, UT
29 reviews
The best thing to take a headache away. Love using Tylenol for my aches and pains as will when I have them.......
Jodi C.
Cleburne
48 reviews
This stuff is amazing for cramps. And you can use this while pregnant so that's good too. Always have some handy.
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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