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User Reviews for Tylenol Extra Strength

Tylenol Extra Strength has an average rating of 4.5 out of 10 from a total of 5 ratings on Drugs.com. 25% of those users who reviewed Tylenol Extra Strength reported a positive effect, while 50% reported a negative effect.

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Pain  
5.5
3 reviews 1123 medications
Sciatica  
3.5
2 reviews 281 medications
Summary of Tylenol Extra Strength reviews 4.5 5 reviews

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Bri2130 · Taken for less than 1 month November 18, 2020

For Pain: “This is called "extra strength" but it does NOTHING? Every six hours because it's a big, bad painkiller. I can't take anything but Tylenol right now and that's really, really sad. I may as well not take anything and suffer through.”

1 / 10
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Sunny November 1, 2020

For Sciatica: “Tylenol and Tylenol extra strength didn’t help my sciatica pain Tried Advil which helped the pain but made me feel flu symptoms”

6 / 10
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Lawgal February 6, 2019

For Pain: “I had my rotator cuff repaired and I was sent home with a block in my arm that did not even last 24 hours. Also I was sent home with a liquid bulb of pain medicine around my neck with the tubing inserted into my shoulder. In less than 24 hours the tubing leaked twice and finally just fell out. I had one pain medicine prescription. I had to half each one into 4. It was terrible pain and the doctors advised me to take extra strength Tylenol. It does noting for me. I don’t understand why there’s a push to take Tylenol. I’m certain Tylenol would work for me if I exceeded the recommended does. Thus, why so many people have liver damage. Tylenol and extra strength Tylenol is like taking nothing. I even tried going without it and then taking Tylenol. No difference!!! Nothing!!”

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Brookie Kooky August 22, 2016

For Pain: “I started taking Tylenol Extra Strength for pain after a deep puncture wound requiring skin glue. It's powerful stuff, so I never took more than 1,000 milligrams (2 pills) at a time. The max daily dose is 4,000 milligrams, but I never need(ed) that much; about half of that does the trick for me. I haven't had any negative side effects, but I worry I may become dependent on it if I don't taper off soon. I've read what it can do to a person's liver...”

10 / 10
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skb1020 · Taken for 1 to 6 months July 10, 2015

For Sciatica: “I have found very little relief from this otc medication.”

1 / 10
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