30 Sep 2013
If by 'thin your blood' you mean advil affects your bloods ability to flow well and clots when it needs to for example if you cut yourself the blood clots and stops the bleeding. The answer is no. Advil does not thin your blood. However as a severe side effect it can cause bleeding and you should seek medical attention ASAP. The symptoms of bleeding caused by Advil are: Bloody or black, tarry stools, Unusual bruising or bleeding, Dark or reddish colored urine. You must always read the patient information and side effects of your medication. Go to
- Advil Information for Consumers
- Advil Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Advil (detailed)
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1 answer • 3 Mar 2010
... hurt to take a 3rd (the box says not to take more than 2 in 24hrs)
2 answers • 29 Apr 2010
My doc told me not to take any Advil or ibuprofen because of the blood thinning qualities but he didn't say anything about my oxycotin
1 answer • 19 Oct 2011
I have to have a test done and they said not to take anything like Tylenol, motrin or somethings that thin the blood.
1 answer • 10 Mar 2014