Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults
4.56 / 5 based on 5,417 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.
Acetaminophen 500 mg (in each caplet)
Pain reliever/fever reducer
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
- minor pain of arthritis
- 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
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
children under 12 years
ask a doctor
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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults
- "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
Tylenol is my GO TO GUY. I used take Advil liquid gels but after being in the hospital a couple times I realized Tylenol is what I always took I just get to it!
I don't find Tylenol to be very effective in general. I will use it in a pinch if I have nothing else and it will take the edge off so I can be somewhat functio
Yo amo estas pastillas son mi salvación cada vez que tengo dolor de cabeza actúan rápido pero es necesario tomar las 2 tabletas si no no hacen el mismo efecto
I do not know what I would do without Tylenol! It helps reduce pain whether it be muscle or head. I fine it's easily accessible as well at all different stores
Tylenol always have my back when I don't feel great. Headache, muscle pain, back pain...it really works well and doesn't affect my stomach like Advil would do
Es un excelente medicamento para aliviar los dolores musculares. Se encuentra fácil en todas las farmacias y es de venta sin receta. Me funciona bastante bien.
Tylenol, es el medicamento favorito de los pacientes que atiendo en mi trabajo; ya que les alivia los síntomas como el dolor de cabeza, que son tan molestos.
I'm a kidney donor, so I'm only able to take Tylenol products as it's less harsh on my leftover kidney, it's always effective and relieves my aches and pains
These are the perfect purse-sized secret weapon for tension headaches, muscle pain and sore back during those long days when you're constantly on your feet.
Does nothing for me, it's almost like eating sugar candy. I won't take any more than two at a time but I don't find they work as well as Advil at all.
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