A 34-year-old member asked:
can motrin junior strength be a type of blood thinner?
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Dr. Michael Thompson answered
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Anti-platelet: Nsaids - non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as Ibuprofen (motrin) an have a mild anti-platelet effect. Platelets are the cells that plug up cuts and then coagulation factors help seal and remodel the cut into a scar until healed. Nsaids are not designed or prescribed for anti-platelet effects like Aspirin or plavix (clopidogrel). Anti-coagulants such as warfarin or heparins are also different.
Answered on May 11, 2015
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