Avoid Paracetamol During Pregnancy?

Pregnant women are advised not to consume any drugs, even if only for a fever. Consumption of drugs without knowing the side effects are feared to endanger the health of the mother and fetus.

This concern is evident in the research proves, the consumption of paracetamol during pregnancy the risk of causing a child who was born with ADHD. In fact, paracetamol is available free and is used as a pain reliever.

This study found paracetamol or acetaminophen may increase the risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder more than tripled. This risk is higher if the mother is taking a painkiller for a long time during pregnancy.

Even so the researchers assert, need more research to convince the results obtained, prior to broadly disseminate the results of the study.

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