Beware! New Study Says Paracetamol Can Cause Asthma In Unborn Babies

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Researchers in the United Kingdom and Norway have warned pregnant women against the danger inherent in consumption of paracetamol during pregnancy, stating that the drug greatly increases the unborn baby’s risk of having asthma. Asthma is a respiratory condition marked by attacks of spasm in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. It is usually connected to allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity.
According to a study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, researchers found a consistent link between children who had asthma at three years of age and mothers who said they took paracetamol during pregnancy. The study, the largest of its kind, was conducted on 114,500 children.
Researchers in the United Kingdom and Norway have warned pregnant women against the danger inherent in consumption of paracetamol during pregnancy, stating that the drug greatly increases the unborn baby’s risk of having asthma.
Asthma is a respiratory condition marked by attacks of spasm in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. It is usually connected to allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity. According to a study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, researchers found a consistent link between children who had asthma at three years of age and mothers who said they took paracetamol during pregnancy. The study, the largest of its kind, was conducted on 114,500 children. Results showed that 5.7 percent of the children had the disease at the age of three, while 5.1 percent had it at the age of seven. The research found that the risk was increased if an expectant mum took paracetamol for more than one complaint. “Uncovering potential adverse effects is of public health importance, as paracetamol is the most commonly used painkiller among pregnant women and infants,” Dr Maria Magnus, a Bristol University researcher and co-author of the study, said. Earlier studies have established a link between paracetamol use and asthma.

Published at: 10:00 AM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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zezprincess at 10:06 AM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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Noted&thanks for the information,Abeg pregnant women be very careful about taking any drugs without doctors prescription,it is called drug abuse.
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Ennyolalekan at 10:16 AM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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thank u oooo oga poster.... my pregnant wife just finished use paracetamol yesterday ni as we dnt know b4. thank God we know now.

how I wish
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concentrate at 10:38 AM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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Pregnant women arent suppose to take any medcine a doctor did not prescribe.
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kp45 at 10:42 AM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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Na today
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gogoman at 10:51 AM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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before nko!!!!!!!!
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ujmaria at 10:55 AM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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Every thing na dey get disadvantage
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akinmanchy at 11:03 AM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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Ok we don hear

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princedafe at 11:12 AM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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Ok
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favuman at 11:49 AM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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my pregnant wife just finished use paracetamol yesterday ni as we dnt know b4. I thank God that we all know it now
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youngrashy at 01:23 PM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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Too late
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dareper at 01:37 PM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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OK, thanks for the info. Expectant mothers should take note
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Anny01 at 02:57 PM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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From frying pan to fire... What a world of lies?
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diezo at 02:57 PM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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OK NOTED, PERSON NO WELL ANOTHER PERSON WEY WELL COME DEY TAKE TABLET FOR PERSON WEY NO WELL NA WHO NO COME WELL يراقب الله !!!
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Trueyarn at 03:01 PM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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Wahala dey o,where person wan come start from?
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AmazingMarie at 04:49 PM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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noted will refrain. from paracetamol when i pregnant
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charisVEC at 07:19 PM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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I see..ISSokay
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Eazyatumeyi at 10:58 PM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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Hmm, thanks for the info.
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Eazyatumeyi at 11:00 PM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: maria on 10:55 AM, 10/02/2016
Every thing na dey get disadvantage
Nothing even get advantage again.
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okatee at 11:11 PM, 10/02/2016 (3 years ago)
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K NOTED. OGA POSTER, TNKZ FR D INFO.
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