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Is Excedrin as good a blood thinner as aspirin?

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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I stopped taking aspirin for headaches everyday due to pregnancy. Could my blood clot now? I can't take Excedrin anymore.Im a healthy 26 year old.

I stopped taking aspirin for headaches everyday due to pregnancy. Could my blood clot now? I can't take Excedrin anymore.Im a healthy 26 year old.

Daily aspirin?: If you were taking Aspirin daily for headaches then, you will not be any more libel to clot your blood off the medication compared to being on. It's not good to take daily Aspirin for headaches anyways. ...Read more

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I took Excedrin with aspirin but my eyes swelled, what does it means

I took Excedrin with aspirin but my eyes swelled, what does it means

Possibly : It might mean that you're allergic to aspirin. Have you ever taken Aspirin before? Did you get itchy? Did you get a rash? What were you taking the excedrin for in the first place? Your family doctor can help you sort through these issues. It's important because if you have Aspirin allergy, which is not rare, you need to know it! ...Read more

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Is Excedrin bad for a person? If you aren't allergic to it, is it bad. Is it wiser to take just tylenol (acetaminophen) or aspirin..Basically id like the safest one.

It depends: What you take depends on if you are treating inflammation or other pain generators. At the recommended doses excedrin can be helpful. Watch out for the caffeine content. ...Read more

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Severe migraine for several days, no med, no remedy works, should I take Excedrin (acetaminophen,aspirin), any side effects, age 28, 140 lbs, female?

Severe migraine for several days, no med, no remedy works, should I take Excedrin (acetaminophen,aspirin), any side effects, age 28, 140 lbs, female?

That is safe: It may help you to take 1 excedrin 3 times per day for 3-4 days. For long-lasting migraine headaches, sometimes other remedies are helpful, such as the medicines amitriptyline or propranolol. Are you certain it is a migraine? ...Read more

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If i get hives from ibuprofen does that mean i'm also allergic to aspirin-based products like excedrin?

If i get hives from ibuprofen does that mean i'm also allergic to aspirin-based products like excedrin?

See allergist: The details of your adverse reaction to the nsaids will help an allergist understand your reaction and make recommendations on what medicines will be safe for you. ...Read more

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Is aspirin a good enough blood thinner for ppl with a-fib?

Is aspirin a good enough blood thinner for ppl with a-fib?

Atrial Fibrillation: Nope. Not usually. Atrial fibrillation is very dangerous for stroke and other cardiovascular problems. ...Read more

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