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A 39-year-old member asked:

How long lasting is the blood thinning effect of ibuprofen (advil)?

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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Not long if lucky: If you do not develop rare but possible life threatening issues from the drug and you are speaking of the "anticoagulation" effects sort of like aspirin, it is a weak anticoagulant and only lasts a few hours after the last dose.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Very short: Probably as short as 6 hours. Definitely less than 1 day. As opposed to Aspirin which takes a week to wear off.

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