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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults


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4.56 / 5 based on 5,432 Reviews


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)


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


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.


  • 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


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.


  • 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
Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults
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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
Stephanie M.
74 reviews
This is my go to product, I love how fast acting this is! I buy it at Walmart for a very cheap price! Very effective product!! Highly recommended to buy if you have not yet!
Liwaa L.
mahdi soumia
1449 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I am an avid tylenol user. I love the liquid Tylenol because it works much quicker than these pills do. Whenever I take them I’m not happy with how slow they are. Liquid Tylenol seems to do a much better job too. These are still in our medicine cabinet because we’ve ditched them for the liquid form! 
Liwaa L.
mahdi soumia
1449 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I don't know what I'd do without Tylenol some days! I have a bad back and bad knees. I also like to run, garden, and I have a 3 year old with a physical disability that I have to pick up quite often. So by the middle of the day, I'm pretty sore! But if I take Tylenol in the morning, the pain never shows up! Thank you Tylenol for keeping me going!
Alexandra D.
Mississauga, ON
88 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Tylenol never used to work for me as a child and I had constant headache problems so I always turned to Advil which helped. Only over the past two years I have come to find out that Tylenol really helps me with any body pain! I have a sore back and get leg pains often and when I'm up at night and can't sleep Tylenol helps a lot. A couple times I've overdosed and I ended up with a strange reaction. It spaces you out, makes you feel like you're a child trying to communicate. Very slow and confusing. Also any time I try to sleep if I've overdosed, I get jolted awake every 5-10 minutes for an hour or two. Just thought I'd put that in there.
Glenda D.
Miami, Florida
27 reviews
Product works excellent, there’s not doubt about it plus it’s affordable and it’s available at most outlets. Highly satisfied customer and definitely recommend using this.
Eva Maria N.
1603 N.W. 79 Ave
168 reviews
Because I have a very sensitive stomach this is the only product I can safely take for my Arthritis. I have tried other products, even prescriptions that have antacids in them but atfer a week or so, I begin to have severe stomach pains. Tylenol is the only pill that relieves most of my pain withhout causing intesinal pain. I know it is not the strongest drug for joint pain, but it does keep it under control enough that I can continue with an active lifestyle. i would not know what to do without it. And the regular Tylenol would work in a pinch, but you would have to take it too often during the day and night. This pill lasts 8 hours and needs to be taken only twice a day. Also, I would warn users to be careful of their alcohol intakie also, when taking Tylenol.
🧡🧡 C.
73 reviews
this is by far the best pain reliever and works more or less instantly!
best thing for my headaches that i sometimes get at work 😭
i prefer the capsules over the tablets as i personally think they are easier to swallow
Megan L.
Holyrood , NL
149 reviews
Love love this product. It has worked very well for me so far at a very reasonable and affordable price point. I would for sure but this product again to use , and I would highly recommended this to family and friends to use !
Barbie A.
Tangerang selatan
34 reviews
This is a life saver for me! I can't use Advil or aspirin so Tylenol helps me on my days where I'm in need of a pain reliever. The extra strength helps knock out my symptoms in less than an hour. I always stick up on the jumbo bottles.
Sadaf K.
Dubai, Dubai
33 reviews
Tylenol is like a super pill! Once instant you are having a bad headache, you pop one Tylenol and the next instant, the headache is gone! It is definitely pricey but totally worth every penny. I bought a big 200 count bottle form Costco this May and since then it's my go to medicine for instant pain relief.
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
213 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Do you like this product??
Amber M.
Zanesville, OH
1276 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 4

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