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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  • "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
Nisha T.
913 reviews
i use this for headaches the most and aches and pains in the body when i get sick. and same for my hubs...its not pricey at all.
Alisha B.
55 reviews
When my aches and pains won’t go away it is my go to! I count on it working every time great for taking those darn headaches away
Jenn E.
Edmonton, AB
14 reviews
Tylenol is my go to pain reliever for most of my aches and pains and especially headaches. It works quick and lasts a long time.
Brittany M.
Thorold, ON
59 reviews
I find that Tylenol works sometimes. It depends on how bad my headache is. Although I haven't tried it with other aches and pains
Minder T.
Miami, FL
229 reviews
Es lo mejor porque tambien es lo unico que puedo tomar y suerte que me funciona para los dolores de cabeza. Es barato y resulta.
aqsa a.
27 reviews
quite like this product. used it quote few times. qill deifnetly be using it again. love the pqcakging. defintly worth the price.
Luisa S.
41 reviews
Fever, migraine, the flu, this is what I take. It has been in our house since ever and always effective. And it is not pricey.
Estefania B.
Etobicoke, ON
213 reviews
Good stuff. Usually is my parents who needed more and its constantly in my things to buy. One of the best in the market for now
Maxim👸🏾 B.
Rimouski , QC
33 reviews
Seuls anti-douleurs que l'on puisse prendre enceinte. Hormis leur goût un peu douteux, vous vous trouverez soulager de vos maux
shelley f.
88 reviews
I try not to take pain killers, but when I have severe aches, I turn to Tylenol. Its the best and most available pain reliever.
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
213 reviews
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