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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults


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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
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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
Vanessa J.
Concepción, talcahuano
89 reviews
Si necesitas energía o los días el trabajo son agotadores esta es la opción que necesitas sin miedo todos nos agotan las en momentos de la vida
Eryza C.
5 reviews
Its help my brain to more focuse after i use it and i can be active again and playing sport is about contrition and concentration and team work
Pearl B.
Longueuil, QC
198 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Great to use if you have a headache or period pains works well. It's a good brand , one I always use .. should be safe to use while pregnant.
Sony (.
133 reviews
Whenever i have a mild pain i just take one of these pills and after lile 20 min i feel normal. Good when having a headache or muscles pain.
Angela B.
Calgary, AB
12 reviews
I always have Tylenol Extra Strength on hand. I had a surgery a few years back in this is the only type of pain relievers that seem to help.
Stephanie H.
Chatham , CO
48 reviews
This medication works well! It's very helpful when I had headaches during pregnancy as it is the safest! It's affordable and easy to swallow!
Samantha B.
238 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Helps the pain of a migraine disappear rather quickly, if I have aches and pains from working this helps to relieve the pain fairly quickly!
Guylaine D.
Moncton, NB
51 reviews
My go-to non prescrived pain reducer. It is gentle on the stomach(I have acid reflux) and works fast. It is available pretty much everywhere!
Rachael N.
St. Catharines
30 reviews
Great product. I always choose Tylenol over Advil when it comes to pain relief. Never experienced any stomach pain so it's extremely gentle.
Dani M.
Overton, NS
76 reviews
These are a go-to pain reliever when I am experiencing body aches or headaches. They are a brand I trust and I appreciate how fast they work.
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
213 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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Amber M.
Zanesville, OH
1276 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 4

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