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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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Which pain reliever is not a blood thinning agent?

Which pain reliever is not a blood thinning agent?

Many: Muscle relaxants (i.e. Skelaxin, (metaxalone) flexeril), neuropathic agents (gabapentin, lyrica), opiates (morphine, hydrocodone), Lidocaine and other local anesthetics, tyelenol, along with many other drug classes do not thin the blood. Aspirin is the most commonly used pain killer that will act as a blood thinner. ...Read more

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Can oxycontin make you have blood in your stool?

Can oxycontin make you have blood in your stool?

Not directly: but all opioids, including oxycodone can result in constipation, which can lead to straining at stool and result in hemorrhoids or anal fissures, which can result in blood in your stool. Blood in the stool is never normal, and you should see your health care provider, who may want to do further testing, depending on results of history and physical examination. ...Read more

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Had tumor removed from sacrum 14 months ago. Pain is so severe since op, i'm regularly on oxycontin. Now i'm having loose stool with blood.

Had tumor removed from sacrum 14 months ago. Pain is so severe since op, i'm regularly on oxycontin. Now i'm having loose stool with blood.

See your doctor: These symptoms are concerning. It is not clear why you are having bloody bowel movements based on your history. You should inform your doctor about these symptoms and see what workup he recommends. ...Read more

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Can 5-loxin cause blood thinning?

Can 5-loxin cause blood thinning?

unknown: I reviewed the 2008 study published in arthritis research (which showed a beneficial effect)-no bleeding was observed. I also reviewed the national institutes of health alternative ; complementary medicine data which notes that it "has not been tested for safety in controlled clinical trials" and it is "regulated as a dietary supplement" (not as a medicine). Bottom line: no one knows! ...Read more

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What foods can slow blood thinning?

Leafy greens: Dark leafy greens (kale, spinach, collard greens, mustard greens, chard, cabbage), asparagus, prunes, pickles, brussels sprouts, scallions and herbs are among the most problematic of foods (i.e., foods with lots of vitamin k which can slow the effects of blood thinners like coumadin (warfarin).). ...Read more

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Will darvocet affect blood thinning?

Will darvocet affect blood thinning?

Darvocet: 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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Are blood thinning properties found in tizanidine?

No: There are some blod dyscrasias but no known blood thinng properties. But if you are having a problem be sure there is no a drug interaction that tizanidine could be cusing another drugs to exhibit blood thinning effcts. ...Read more

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Oxycontin (Definition)

Treats moderate to severe pain. Rapid-release oxycodone is a narcotic that is used ...Read more