Regular Strength TYLENOL®

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  • Overview & Dosage
  • Ingredients
  • Caution
  • FAQs
Regular Strength TYLENOL®

*Use only as directed

Regular Strength TYLENOL®. Tough on Pain. Gentle on the Stomach

When you are suffering from aches and pains or a nagging headache, you are not yourself. You want fast, effective relief so that you can get back to normal… whatever your normal is.®

Trust Regular Strength TYLENOL®. Regular Strength TYLENOL® products are tough on pain, but easy on your stomach, providing the effective relief you need.

For effective relief of:

  • Headaches
  • Aches and pains
  • Fever

Format: Caplets, Tablets and eZ Tabs (easy to swallow, sweet-coated tablets)

 

Dosage

Adult use only (12 years and older):

  • Take 1 caplet or tablet every 4 – 6 hours. If pain or fever does not respond to 1 caplet or tablet, take 2 caplets or tablets at next dose.
  • Do not take more than 12 caplets or tablets per day.

Medicinal Ingredients:

Each caplet or tablet contains:

  • Medicinal Ingredient: Acetaminophen, 325 mg
  • Benefit: Pain reliever/fever reducer

Non-Medicinal Ingredients (alphabetical) :

Caplets: cellulose, corn starch, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, polyethylene glycol, sodium starch glycolate

Tablets: cellulose, corn starch, magnesium stearate, sodium starch glycolate

eZ Tabs: carnauba wax, cellulose, corn starch, FD&C red no.40, FD&C yellow no.6, hypromellose, iron oxide black, magnesium stearate, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, propylene glycol, sodium starch glycolate, sucralose, titanium dioxide.

Caution

Keep out of the reach of children. This package contains enough drug to seriously harm a child. Do not use with other drugs containing acetaminophen. Use the smallest effective dose. Do not take more than the maximum daily dose. Overdose may result in severe or possibly fatal liver damage. Do not take if allergic to acetaminophen. Consult a doctor if: Your symptoms last for more than 5 days or fever lasts more than 3 days; You develop allergic reactions such as wheezing, rash or itching. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you: Are pregnant or breastfeeding; Have chronic alcoholism; Have a serious liver or kidney disease; Use any other medications including natural health products, prescription drugs, salicylates or other pain and fever relief medications. In case of overdose, call a Poison Control Centre or doctor immediately, even if you do not notice any possible signs or symptoms such as increased sweating, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, and loss of appetite.

WARNING: Do not use if carton is open or if printed bottle neck band or inner foil seal is broken.

Store at room temperature, 15–30°C (59–86°F)

Frequently Asked Questions

What gives the coating on TYLENOL® eZ Tabs a sweet taste?

The coating used in TYLENOL® eZ Tabs is made with sucralose, the same sweetener used in SPLENDA® No-Calorie Sweetener. For more information on SPLENDA® brand products, please visit www.splenda.ca .

Can I use TYLENOL® products with other medications?

The pain relieving ingredient in TYLENOL® products (acetaminophen) is unlikely to interact with other medications. Some medicines, when taken in combination may interact with each other, changing the way one or both of them work in your body. This may cause side effects. When used as directed, the pain relieving ingredient in TYLENOL® products (acetaminophen)is unlikely to interact with other medications. Do not use TYLENOL® with any other product containing acetaminophen. Do not take more than one product with the same medicinal ingredient. Many prescription and non-prescription medicines contain the same active ingredient. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you take any other medications including natural health products, prescription drugs, salicylates or other pain and fever relief medications. read and follow label directions. your medicines - learn more at www.bemedwise.ca .

How do I read the expiry date on TYLENOL® products?

The expiry date information appears stamped on the product packaging with an “EXP” followed by the month and year of expiry either as MMYY or MMYYYY. The month may be represented either by alphabetic or numeric characters. For example, EXP MA13, EXP MA2013, or EXP 052013 would indicate the product expires on the last day of May, 2013. Month alphabetic characters appear on the packaging as follows: JA = January FE = February MR = March AL = April MA = May JN = June JL = July AU = August SE = September OC = October NO = November DE = December Do not use products that are beyond their expiration date.

Can I take TYLENOL® products if I am pregnant or nursing?

If you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of your healthcare professional before using a TYLENOL® product or any other medication.

Can I take TYLENOL® products when consuming alcohol?

Talk to a doctor or pharmacist before use of TYLENOL® (acetaminophen) if you suffer from chronic alcoholism. Excessive alcohol use may increase the risk of liver toxicity from acetaminophen overdose. When used according to package directions TYLENOL® may be used by the occasional, moderate drinker.

Can I take TYLENOL® products if I have a liver disease?

Talk to a doctor of pharmacist before use if you have liver disease.

Can I take TYLENOL® products if I have a chronic kidney disease?

Talk to a doctor or pharmacist before use if you have kidney disease. Although TYLENOL® may be a suitable analgesic choice, this determination should be made in consultation with a doctor or pharmacist to consider other factors such as your current medical condition(s), other medications you may be taking, and any potential need for monitoring.

How are TYLENOL® pain relievers different from other pain relievers?

There are a number of non-prescription pain medications available. Each contain different pain relieving ingredients. TYLENOL® products contain acetaminophen, MOTRIN® IB and ADVIL® products contain ibuprofen, ASPIRIN® contains acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) and ALEVE® contains naproxen sodium. Each of these medicinal ingredients relieve pain, but they work differently. The pain relieving ingredient in TYLENOL® products (acetaminophen), works by elevating the body’s overall pain threshold, so that you feel less pain. TYLENOL® provides fast, effective relief, is gentle on the stomach and is unlikely to interact with other medications you may be taking. The safety and efficacy of TYLENOL® is supported by over 50 years of clinical use. When taken as directed, TYLENOL® pain reliever is one of the safest pain relievers consumers can use. TYLENOL® is also the brand doctors and pharmacists recommend most for relief of pain.



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