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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 tylenol (acetaminophen) thin blood like aspirin?

Does tylenol (acetaminophen) thin blood like aspirin?

No: Mechanism of tylenol (acetaminophen) not exactly known but it is not considered an anti-platelet medication and so does not cause an increased tendency to bleed unless overdose occurs and liver function is impaired. Liver is responsible for many clotting factors. Routine tylenol (acetaminophen) does not predispose to significant bleeding risk. ...Read more

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Is Advil (ibuprofen) a blood thinner? 

Is Advil (ibuprofen) a blood thinner? 

A weak one: Advil and other drugs such as Motrin or Aleve (naproxen) affect the platelet function and interfere with clotting as a result. Aspirin is a stronger blood thinner but when blood thinning treatment is required advil etc are not strong enough. ...Read more

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Is codeine a blood thinner?

No: Codeine is an opiate. Not a blood thinner. ...Read more

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Does tylenol (acetaminophen) cause blood thinning?

Does tylenol (acetaminophen) cause blood thinning?

Acetaminophen: Do you take a blood thinner? None of the common side effects for this medication state that; and it does not appear to interact with blood thinners. ...Read more

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Is ecotrin (aspirin) a blood thinner ?

Is ecotrin (aspirin) a blood thinner ?

Mildly : Ecotrin is Aspirin with an enteric (stomach) coating. Aspirin inhibits platelets which are necessary to initiate clotting. People on Aspirin take longer to form a blood clot than people who don't take aspirin. ...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

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Does aspirin dissolve blood clots?

Does aspirin dissolve blood clots?

No: Aspirin is used to prevent the formation of blood clots through the inhibition of aggregation of cells (platelets) that are part of the clot. Once the clot is formed, Aspirin is not very effective in dissolving it. This is because the clot has material incorporated in it that does not respond to the action of aspirin. ...Read more

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Is warfarin a blood thinner?

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Is warfarin a blood thinner?

Yes: Coumadin (warfarin) is routinely used as a chronic blood thinner. It works by inhibiting several coagulation factors (factors ii, vii, ix, and x) as well as anticoagulating factors (proteins c and s). Patients are typically "bridged" to Coumadin with another blood thinner like heparin. ...Read more

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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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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)?

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?

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

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Does tylenol (acetaminophen) cause blood thinning?

Acetaminophen: Do you take a blood thinner? None of the common side effects for this medication state that; and it does not appear to interact with blood thinners. ...Read more

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Can children tylenol (acetaminophen) cause blood thinning in an adult woman?

No: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not a blood thinner. Nsaids can affect platelets and increase bleeding times but tylenol (acetaminophen) does not . It is not a blood thinner. ...Read more

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2weeks ago took 12 500mg tylenol (acetaminophen) in 24 hours had blood test week later normal should i be able to forget about it now? took them every 4 hours

2weeks ago took 12 500mg tylenol (acetaminophen) in 24 hours had blood test week later normal should i be able to forget about it now? took them every 4 hours

Depends on reason: You should be fine by now but the reason is important. Was this directed by your medical provider or was this a dosage you decided for yourself. In the future ask your provider if you are instructed to take more than 8 in 24 hours as to why. If you self-decided this dose in the future check with your medical provider before you start to take them to ensure the reason matches the dosage. ...Read more

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Could sedatives like solpadine, panadol, (acetaminophen) catfast increase cholesterol in blood?

Yes: These agents have been linked with raising cholesterol levels. Yes, sedatives like solpadine, panadol, (acetaminophen) catfast increase cholesterol in blood? ...Read more

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

Tylenol (acetaminophen) not a part: It is unlikely that Tylenol (acetaminophen) has caused your blood pressure to increase. A more reasonable explanation would be that your blood pressure increased slightly (and appropriately) when you moved around to get the Tylenol (acetaminophen) and your drink. If you suspect the medication as the cause, recheck your BP before and after taking it again, but remain still between measurements. ...Read more

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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


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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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