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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults

BY TYLENOL

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4.56 / 5 based on 5,432 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
Janeth G.
23 reviews
reDolooooor!! Jeje si te pegaste o tienes algun dolor muscular te recomiendo este producto es buenisimo y controla el dolor y te relaja yo lo uso y me es efectivo 
Ashley Y.
St. John's, NL
125 reviews
I always keep a bottle of Tylenol around my house just in case my family or friends need any. It works well for minor pain and for fevers, but for headaches, toothaches or muscle pain I tend to reach for something else.
Sherri S.
Sydney, NS
145 reviews
Tylenol is my go to med for any ache or pain. I have fibromyalgia and sometimes my pain can come on quick when im out and on the go and i always have tylenol with me to help ease the pain until i can get home to relax
Hannah B.
134 reviews
Just as good as UK paracetamol but works extra fast. Really effective and easy to swallow. I buy it in America as I can't get it in England and works just as well if not better than alternatives. I always stock up when I go abroad
Ceara G.
Mississauga , CA
17 reviews
Life savers! I only use Tylenol extra strength for my horrible migraines and pains. I take it as soon as I feel a migraine or pain and within 30 minutes it helps! Great product, that I carry with me all the time!
Cheyenne N.
Winnipeg , MB
38 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
I was using this product every day for my tooth ache, once it began to throb nothing else worked. You can feel it going to work as the pain will subside through out 20 minutes. This product worked very well for me.
Kharisma B.
London, ON
59 reviews
If I run out of my Tylenol Ultra pills for headaches then I will take 2 of these pills instead and they work amazingly! I've been using it for years now and it's definitely a must have in my medicine cabinet.
Carolina P.
Vancouver
35 reviews
It is best to soothe any pain in your body; is super effective and fast acting. I take it safely and was the only thing that medejaron taken during pregnancy and breast-feeding so it will not affect to my baby
Shelby D.
Medicine Hat, AB
84 reviews
Tylenol is the only thing I can take while pregnant, and it seems to work well. I have to say, it's not as good as other pain killers I've tried, as they take longer to kick in. Overall, does the job. 
Christine C.
Gatineau, CA
33 reviews
Tylenol is what I use everytime I have a headache! I personally like it better than advil because I feel like it works better for me! I always buy it from shoppers drug mart! These pills really satisfy me!
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
213 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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Amber M.
Zanesville, OH
1276 reviews
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