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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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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 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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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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I overdosed on 30,000 mg Tylenol as a kid, I've had cholestasis and hepatic fits ever since, I feel terrible but blood work looks good, why is that?

I overdosed on 30,000 mg Tylenol as a kid, I've had cholestasis and hepatic fits ever since, I feel terrible but blood work looks good, why is that?

Liver toxicity: Tylenol overdose is very common and can be fatal. It can lead to liver failure. Disorders of the liver can cause cholestasis. It appears the Tylenol overdose may have caused liver damage. I highly suggest you have regular check-ups in a clinic or private physicians office. ...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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How long does Tylenol (acetaminophen) stay in your blood?

How long does Tylenol (acetaminophen) stay in your blood?

Acetaminophen: Tylenol (acetaminophen) has a half life of 2-3 hours in healthy adults. A drug's half-life is time it takes for a drug's blood level to decrease by 50%. Because of a relatively short half-life, it's dosing frequency is every 4-6 hours. ...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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Is it normal for blood pressure to jump from 114/78 to 127/85 five minutes after taking Tylenol (acetaminophen)?

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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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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Been taking xtea stregnth tylenol (acetaminophen) 500 mg 3-4 times a day 2pill each dose for 3 days is this safe i have high blood pressure?

At the MAX!: Hi. My advice would be to never exceed 4 grams of acetaminophen/24 hours, and generally not more than 3 grams. It's not the high blood pressure that worries me, it's the liver toxicity of acetaminophen. ...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. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

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