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09 November 2010

Analgesics in pregnancy linked to male reproductive disorders

Use of analgesics such as acetaminophen, aspirin and ibuprofen during pregnancy may partly account for a sharp increase in male reproductive disorders in recent decades.

Use of analgesics such as acetaminophen, aspirin and ibuprofen during pregnancy may partly account for a sharp increase in male reproductive disorders in recent decades, according to a study.

The study found that the risk of cryptorchidism was especially increased during the second trimester.

 
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