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Tylenol (acetaminophen) blood thinner?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) blood thinner?

No: Tylenol (acetaminophen or paracetamol) is not a blood thinner. However, it may interfere with some of the blood thinners (warfarin), so you may need to check with your family physician if you think this is your case. ...Read more

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Dr. Boris Aronzon
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Blood Thinners (Definition)

Agents which slow ;/or break down blood clot formation in up to 3 different ways (they do not decrease blood viscosity; thickness.) (1) some inhibit platelet function (e.g. Aspirin, clopidogrel, etc.). (2) others interfere with some of the clot forming proteins (warfarin, dabigatran, rivaroxaban, etc.), (3) others stimulate the blood clot destruction ...Read more


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Does panadol (acetaminophen) affects blood glucose level?

Does panadol (acetaminophen) affects blood glucose level?

No: Hi. No, paracetamol (aka acetaminophen in the USA) does not affect blood glucose levels. Having said that, the two continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) on the market in the USA (Dexcom & Medtronic) are affected by paracetamol; if you use one of them and take paracetamol, the readings are not accurate until the paracetamol is out of your system. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it normal for blood pressure to go from 114/78 to 127/85 five min after taking Tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Is it normal for blood pressure to go from 114/78 to 127/85 five min after taking Tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Blood pressure: Varies all day for various reasons. It has nothing to do with Tylenol, (acetaminophen) and neither of those blood pressures are of any concern since they are normal. ...Read more

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Can tylenol (acetaminophen) thin your blood?

Can tylenol (acetaminophen) thin your blood?

No. Aspirin does.: Tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetominophen, paracetamol) does not "thin" the blood. Aspirin, such as Bayer aspirin, "thins" the blood and lessens the likelihood of a blood clot. ...Read more

Anticoagulant (Definition)

Anticoagulants are any of a variety of drugs which decrease the body's ability to make or sustain blood clots. They fall, generally, into two categories. Drugs like Aspirin and clopidogrel (plavix) prevent platelets from forming the initial stages of a clot. Drugs like warfarin (coumadin) and dabigatran (pradaxa) block the later process ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more