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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults

BY TYLENOL #42 in Pain Relief

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  • 5 Stars67%
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  • 2 Stars1%
  • 1 Star1%
4.56 / 5 based on 5,417 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
Gina F.
176 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Been around since who knows when. Who doesnt take Tylenol? Helps me with certain aches and pains. Recommend.
Laura G.
Baraboo, WI
242 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Tylenol always works f0r me, even though I usually get the store brands of it. The extra strength works great
Taylor M.
13 reviews
Extra strength is always my go-to! Sometimes my migraine meds aren't always on standby and this helps a lot.
Kadie A.
Cusseta, AL
50 reviews
Tylenol always works!! I have to alternate pain relievers and Tylenol is effective no matter what’s going on
kasey l.
Mooresville , IN
163 reviews
Works great for migraines! I always have some on the shelf at my home. Great for other types of pain as well.
Sheena M.
Atlanta, GA
22 reviews
This gets the job done. I normally buy the 100 count. I'm allergic to all NSAIDs so this is the best I can do
cassia s.
20 reviews
Promise the pain relief and fulfill the promise. Big dragees, a little bad to swallow, but not a big problem.
Silvia R.
Sacramento , CA
194 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
With a bad knee I need painkillers like crazy.. So when I drink a tablet it is my first and only go to method
Mayra G.
Rio Rancho, NM
36 reviews
A convenient little bottle to take along with you wherever you go! I love these tylenol. They're my favorite.
Julianna P.
Raleigh
60 reviews
Quick relief for those aches and pains. I try not to take pain medicine but when I do Advil does the trick
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
208 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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Amber M.
Zanesville, OH
1275 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 4

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