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Help can blood thinner affect my drug test for employment?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
It won't: Anticoagulants don't really "thin" the blood, they just make it harder for blood to clot. Employment drugs tests look for drugs of abuse, not anticoagulants. I am unaware of any false positive reports with these medications.

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