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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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
Emily B.
Bloomfield
57 reviews
This stuff is a lifesaver! It helps with all sorts of pain and general discomfort. It works quickly and very well
Erin B.
16 reviews
Tylenol always works for me when I have a headache, backache or any other pain. I have been taking it for years.
Mendy O.
Ekron, KY
74 reviews
These are in my medicine cabinet, purse, and bathroom. It's the only pain reliever I have ever heard that works.
Sudikshya K.
129 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Tylenol has been my best friend all the time. From backpain to pregnancy it has always helped me to ease my pain.
Ryan S.
12 reviews
Probably the only pain reliever I go to first. For my knee and my back pain. Just 2 of these should do the trick.
Charmaine C.
Columbia , TN
94 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
It works great for headaches and sore muscles . I keep these on me for any ache and pain I have after working out
Sadia I.
Bartlesville, OK
191 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
Good for minor aches and pain. Takes care of mild fevers. You have to watch out as too many can kill your liver!
Hannah P.
Farmington, UT
67 reviews
I don't take a lot of medicine, but this really helps with headaches and fevers. It's my go to for little things.
lizz c.
1,690 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 5
This really saves me alot, it helps with stomach cramps and headaches I always keep some with me for emergencies
Malaysha M.
newport news , VA
53 reviews
I take these for my headaches sometimes, they work when im out and about during the day , they absolutely work !
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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