Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults

BY TYLENOL

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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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Tylenol® Extra Strength Caplets for Adults
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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
Torie H.
143 reviews
I carry Tylenol in my purse all the time. This is a product our family uses for everyday pain relief as needed. I would suggest this product to others as an effective pain relief medication. It is not to strong
Angel T.
Crawford , MS
14 reviews
This isone of the best pain relievers ever. The product is very affordable and effective. I prefer this over all alternatives. i usually purchase from walmart or local pharmacies and i plan on purchasing again.
Derin K.
Lebanon
8 reviews
Tylenol is a product that I have used since I was little and it is a very good headache and fever reducer. I take two tablets and feel fine in a matter of an hour. It is very fast to kick in and very effective.
Alexandria D.
Eugene, OR
31 reviews
I have aches and pains quite often with knee problems and this is my go to for pain. This also helps with my headaches or menstrual cramps. It is very effective and I would definitely buy it again in the future!
Emily D.
43 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Super helpful for when you're out and need a pain reliever! Compact, affordable, and you're not left with a bunch of extra tablets you don't need. I usually pick these up when I'm traveling and keep them in my bag just in case
Lindsey P.
106 reviews
My doctor told me not to take any NSAIDS and only Tylenol as I have acid reflux and don't need to take things that are harsh on the stomach. I take this for cramps, headache, anything really. Works just as good as Advil, Aleve, Excedrin, or any other NSAID while being gentle on my stomach. 
Katelyn L.
88 reviews
I use Tylenol for any aches or pains I may have after exercising! It doesn't upset my stomach and the extra strength is easy to use due to only having to take one pill. I have relief within 10-15 minutes after taking this. I always have some on hand.
Leslie C.
90 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I honestly don't take pain pills other than for menstrual cramps. These work very well for that type of pain. I've also used these in the past for fever and work good as well. They are found at any drug store really :)
Brittany R.
153 reviews
The Tylenol extra strength capsules are great to have in you’re household or on your person if you need pain relief. It starts working in 30 minutes and reduces any pain that I have had when using this product.
Kristy H.
Miami, FL
174 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Tylenol is a trusted brand for many years and it works . Two pills and your pain goes away. I always have Tylenol at home for me and the hubby. It works just as good as any alternative. Great buy and inexpensive.
Leidy daliza R.
Doral, FL
221 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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Zanesville, OH
1,278 reviews
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Mooers Forks , NY
144 reviews
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