A 46-year-old member asked:
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is naproxin sodium a blood thinner?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: But it's weak and temporary.
Answered on Oct 30, 2013
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Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
It is medicine for arthritis and can thin your blood.
Oct 30, 2013

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Naproxen: Naproxen is a nsaids. It can caused platelet dysfunction and may cause bleeding.
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About 24 hours: Naproxen is the brand name for naprosyn (naproxen) a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It reversibly inactivates new platlets for about 24 h ... Read More
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