Now paracetamol on scare list

28 January 2016 - 02:41 By ©The Daily Telegraph

Women who take paracetamol during pregnancy could harm the fertility of their unborn daughters, a study suggests, Tests on female rats found that those given paracetamol or the aspirin-like drug indomethacin produced female offspring with fewer eggs than those not exposed to the medicines. The female offspring also had smaller ovaries and gave birth to smaller litters.

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