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Tylenol Extra Strength Acetaminophen 500 mg, 290 Rapid Release Gelcaps

Tylenol Extra Strength Acetaminophen 500 mg, 290 Rapid Release Gelcaps

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TYLENOL® Rapid Release Gels temporarily reduces fever and relieves minor aches and pains due to:

  • Headache.
  • Muscular aches.
  • Backache.
  • Minor pain of arthritis.
  • The common cold.
  • Toothache.
  • Premenstrual and menstrual cramps.


Headaches have you feeling down? There are a few tips that can help you get immediate relief. If you have a headache now, give one of the following a try:

  • Taking a hot bath or shower to help relax aching muscles.
  • Heading out for a brisk walk. Fresh air can work wonders when it comes to headaches.
  • Trying some simple head and neck stretches.


Once you’ve gotten past your initial symptoms, you can start thinking of prevention. Try the following relaxation techniques every day:

  • Sit or lie down comfortably and put one hand on your stomach (just below rib cage).
  • Slowly breathe in through your nose. Notice that your stomach expands outward and upward.
  • Exhale slowly through your nose or mouth, letting your stomach empty and fall.
  • Repeat 10 to 20 times.


How to Relieve Muscle Soreness

  • First, try taking an over-the-counter pain reliever like TYLENOL®.
  • R.I.C.E. it – Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation.
  • Avoid strenuous activity and continue stretching to avoid further injury.


How to Prevent Your Muscles from Aching

  • Stretch before and after you exercise.
  • Perform a mild warm-up and cool-down before and after exercising.
  • Increase your exercise difficulty levels in small increments.
  • Drink lots of fluids when you exercise.
  • When at work, vary activities as much as possible, and stretch at least once every hour.
  • Talk to your doctor before beginning or revising any exercise regimen.


No matter which pain reliever you choose, always read the label carefully and follow the dosage directions, checking active ingredients if you are taking more than one medication at a time. You should never take more than one medicine containing acetaminophen. Acetaminophen is safe to use as directed, but if you take too much, you could harm your liver. Learn more about taking medication safely at

What you need to know and do:

  • Know that acetaminophen is a common pain reliever and is in many different medicines.
  • Know that acetaminophen is safe and effective when you take the right amount. Always read the label and follow the directions for how much medicine to take.
  • Check your medicine before you take it to see if it contains acetaminophen.
  • Do not take more than one medicine at a time that contains acetaminophen.
  • Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure if one or more of your medicines contain acetaminophen.

Warning and Precautions

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 see 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/Usage Instructions

  • Do not take more than directed (see overdose warning).


Adults and children 12 years and over:

  • Take 2 gelcaps every 6 hours while symptoms last.
  • Do not take more than 6 gelcaps in 24 hours, unless directed by a doctor.
  • Do not use for more than 10 days unless directed by a doctor.


Children under 12 years:

  • Ask a doctor.


Other information:

  • Store between 20-25°C (68-77°F). Avoid high humidity.
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