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07 September 2011

Painkillers a miscarriage risk

Women who use common non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) early in pregnancy may have an increased risk of miscarriage, a study suggests.

Women who use common non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) early in pregnancy may have an increased risk of miscarriage, a study suggests.

Overall, NSAID use was tied to a 2.4-times higher risk of miscarriage.

Prescriptions linked to miscarriage

 
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