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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Board Certified, Cardiology
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Is vardenafil similar to aspirin as blood-thinner?

Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Board Certified, Cardiology
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Is vardenafil similar to aspirin as blood-thinner?

No: Vardenafil is not a blood thinner. It is an fda approved oral medication for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ed) in men. http://www.levitra.com. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Webber
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Dr. Scott Beede
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Is Excedrin as good a blood thinner as aspirin?

Dr. Scott Beede
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
27 years in practice
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Is Excedrin as good a blood thinner as aspirin?

No: Most excedrin formulations contain 250 mg aspirin, with Acetaminophen and caffeine. Aspirin for prevention of cardiovascular events, is usually dosed at 81mg or 325 mg. The other ingredients are unnecessary and carry their own risks. Caffeine, in particular, may raise blood pressure. Aspirin has risks also. Make sure you really need it by discussing the risks and benefits with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
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Is aspirin a good enough blood thinner for ppl with a-fib?

Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
23 years in practice
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Atrial Fibrillation: Nope. Not usually. Atrial fibrillation is very dangerous for stroke and other cardiovascular problems. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Hinkle
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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Is Aleve a blood thinner like aspirin?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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Is Aleve a blood thinner like aspirin?

No: Aleve has only very mild antiplatelet activity and is not a substitute for low dose aspirin. ...Read more

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Board Certified, Cardiology
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How long does it take two aspirin to act as a blood thinner?

Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Board Certified, Cardiology
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How long does it take two aspirin to act as a blood thinner?

Aspirin: In an hour or so after swallowing two Aspirin enough should be in circulation to impair platelet function. If the Aspirin are chewed and dissolve in the mouth the effect will be more rapid. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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How long does one baby aspirin act as a blood thinner?

Dr. Gutti Rao
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How long does one baby aspirin act as a blood thinner?

Aspirin: Aspirin works on the platelets and keeps the blood thin. Aspirin generally works for 7- 9 days. ...Read more

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Dr. Mathew Chengot
Board Certified, Cardiology
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I bruise very easy on my legs, I do not take any blood thinner or aspirin, what could this be.?

Dr. Mathew Chengot
Board Certified, Cardiology
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I bruise very easy on my legs, I do not take any blood thinner or aspirin, what could this be.?

Need work up: Your platelets may be an issue need to for complete evaluaton. ...Read more

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Dr. Sameh Abuerreish
Board Certified, Hematology and Oncology
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Can I take a blood thinner and a coated aspirin on an empty stomach?

Dr. Sameh Abuerreish
Board Certified, Hematology and Oncology
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Can I take a blood thinner and a coated aspirin on an empty stomach?

Blood thinners: I suppose you can. Anyway , food does not affect the absorption of these drugs . Unless you have an ulcer or history of ,then you are ok. ...Read more

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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What blood thinner can I take after my carotid surgery if stomach ulcers make it impossible for me to take aspirin?

Dr. Sidney Vinson
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
22 years in practice
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It depends: Generally Aspirin is still safe in those with a history ulcers so long as acid medications such as omeprazole, nexium, protonix, prevacid, etc are taken along with it to prevent recurrence. You should have taken a similar medication to heal the ulcer. If you are allergic to Aspirin or intolerant for some other reason a medication such as Plavix may be reasonable. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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