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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults

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4.56 / 5 based on 5,436 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
Sheena E.
PARADISE, NL
93 reviews
Great pain relief, easy to swallow. A little pricey compared to generic brands. Would probably choose others if not of sale.
Caitlyn L.
Prince George, BC
44 reviews
Fast acting and long lasting. I prefer the gel capsules for ease of swallowing. I find powder capsules easier cause heartburn
Ivaneide A.
Ilhéus,Bahia
39 reviews
PPara alívio da dor funciona muito bem ação rápida.  Tanto para pernas,costa ou cabeça.  Porém os comprimidos são muito grandes 
Aj D.
montreal, QC
113 reviews
i get really horrible headaches and migraines. these work really great. also during my menstrual, it helps. would recommend.
Ele dar alívio imediato, proporciona um alívio sem agredir o estômago, é recomendado para bebês, crianças, grávidas e idosos
Tammy S.
Kingston
18 reviews
This is usually always in my purse... catch the headache before it catches you.Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults
Jenn H.
Orillia, ON
20 reviews
To the best product for me. Can’t have n-saids so this is what I get. But I’m happy with it. Works quickly for all my pain.
sol m.
CDMX
61 reviews
bue or para el dolor en general y para des inflamar, con mucho dolor todo dos y con dolor moderado simplemente una pastilla
Maria F.
71 reviews
I like tylenol to head pain but i dont thing its amazing! Somentimes thid product do nothing for me! I have to take 2 pills
Amanda P.
New Westminster , BC
159 reviews
Perfect for hang overs hahaha. Really works and I feel alive after taking one. I feel like my normal self after taking it.
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
213 reviews
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Zanesville, OH
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