Tylenol is often recommended to pregnant women to relieve pain and fever, but a new study suggests that pregnant women who take Tylenol and other medications containing acetaminophen long-term have a twofold increased risk of having a child with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Acetaminophen is available over-the-counter as well as by prescription in higher doses. An estimated 65 percent of pregnant women in the U.S. take the medication to relieve pain and fever. And while the medication is considered safe for pregnant women if taken short term, researchers with the Norwegian Institute of Public Health caution pregnant women against “continuous ... Read More
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