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Is it okay to take medication for a headache while fasting for blood tests?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Generally yes

Taking Aspirin would affect platelet function and if you were having a test for bleeding disorders, you should avoid pain medication other than tylenol (acetaminophen).

In brief: Generally yes

Taking Aspirin would affect platelet function and if you were having a test for bleeding disorders, you should avoid pain medication other than tylenol (acetaminophen).
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Yes

Few blood tests require fasting.
Those that do would not be affected by the use of tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID type pain relievers such as ibuprofen.

In brief: Yes

Few blood tests require fasting.
Those that do would not be affected by the use of tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID type pain relievers such as ibuprofen.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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