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A 37-year-old member asked:

Does advil (ibuprofen) thin your blood?

3 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
No it does not: No it does not thin your blood.
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 46 years experience
Yes: It has an antiplatelet effect, similar to aspirin, that slows clotting time, but the effect is temporary and wears off in.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 28 years experience
Advil (ibuprofen): Aspirin like meds can thin blood, usually not advil (ibuprofen).
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

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A 50-year-old member asked:

Does ibuprofen thin your blood?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 46 years experience
Yes, but: only mildly and only for about 4 hours.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jul 8, 2020
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