What is Tylenol Caplet Extra Strength?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

true

Generic name: Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)

Tylenol Caplet Extra Strength® is a brand name product that contains 500 mg of acetaminophen, a pain reliever and fever reducer.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 47 15
Headaches 10 1
Tension headache 9 1
Breakthrough pain 3 0
Myofascial pain syndrome 3 1
Osteoarthritis 3 5

Show all 34 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
21

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Tylenol Caplet Extra Strength

Side effect Patients
Upset stomach 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Tylenol Caplet Extra Strength

Dosage Patients
325mg as needed 2
650 mg daily 1
1,000 mg three times daily 1
2 325mg as needed 1
2 500mg as needed 1
3 500mg as needed 1
500mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Tylenol Caplet Extra Strength

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 4
Other 4
Side effects too severe 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 9 patients who've stopped taking Tylenol Caplet Extra Strength

Duration

Currently taking Tylenol Caplet Extra Strength

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 2

Stopped taking Tylenol Caplet Extra Strength

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 14
Usually 5
Sometimes 4
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 20
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 13
Not specified 10
Last updated:

2 patient evaluations for Tylenol Caplet Extra Strength

May 29, 2016 (Started Jan 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I had no pain during sleep or during the day.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 7, 2016 (Started Jan 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I started with 1000 mg 3x a day as a replacement for Naproxen. I now take 1000 mg 2x a day and my pain is under control. I don't know if I can decrease dosage in the winter.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 30, 2009 (Started Apr 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Last updated:
Showing 2 of 2 patient evaluations for Tylenol Caplet Extra Strength