TYLENOL® Extra Strength Caplets
use only as directed

TYLENOL® Extra Strength Caplets

Available as caplets. For adults and children 12 years and older.

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Get back to the things you love with powerful relief of tension headaches, back pain and more.

Product Details

Available as caplets. For adults and children 12 years and older.

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
Ingredients

Active ingredient: Acetaminophen

Purpose: Pain reliever/fever reducer

Caplet

Active ingredients

Acetaminophen 500 mg in each caplet

Inactive ingredients

carnauba wax*, castor oil*, corn starch, FD&C red no. 40 aluminum lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, polyethylene glycol*, powdered cellulose, pregelatinized starch, propylene glycol, shellac, sodium starch glycolate, titanium dioxide

*contains one or more of these ingredients

Other information
  • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F)
Directions
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

Get Relief Responsibly
Get Relief Responsibly®

You should only take one medicine with acetaminophen at a time. Use our medicine checker to ensure you are taking medicine responsibly.

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Warnings
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.

Questions or comments? call 1-877-895-3665 (toll-free) or 215-273-8755 (collect)