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Can you take Advil or Tylenol after a colonoscopy?

can you take advil after a colonoscopy
You can take Tylenol before and after a colonoscopy. Avoid ibuprofen (Advil) 7 days prior. Avoid Advil 2 weeks after if you have had any polyps removed.

This is a common question.  We want to note that you are advised to stop taking any Blood Thinners *, ibuprofen (Advil®) included, 7 days prior to your exam. Most of the time, you can take Tylenol® before and after unless there are unusual circumstances.

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