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Tylenol During Pregnancy Linked to Asthma

Norwegian scientists utilized health information on 95,200 pregnant moms in between 1999 and 2008, and followed 53,169 of their kids after birth. The moms finished surveys on medication usage on their own and their kids.

After managing for different health and behavioral attributes, they discovered that prenatal direct exposure to Tylenol was connected with a 13 percent enhanced danger for asthma at age 3. The more Tylenol the mom had actually taken throughout pregnancy, the greater the threat.

The research study, in the International Journal of Epidemiology, was developed to reduce the possibility that the enhanced threat was brought on by a health problem instead of by the Tylenol itself. The association continued whether the mom took the medication for discomfort, fever, flu or other breathing system infection.

According to the Centers for Illness Control and Avoidance, 65 percent of pregnant females utilize Tylenol.