Tag Paracetamol

NAFDAC Warns Of The Health Hazards Of Tenderizing Meat And Beans With Paracetamol

Nigerians have been warned by the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) against the practise of tenderizing meat and beans with paracetamol. Some food vendors admitted that they use the drug to cook meat because it

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Taking Paracetamol During Pregnancy May Reduce Fertility Of Daughters- Study

Taking paracetamol during pregnancy may impair the future fertility of female offspring, according to a new review. The article reviews three separate rodent studies that all report altered development in the reproductive systems of female offspring from mothers given paracetamol

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New Study Warns Of The Potential Adverse Effects Of Taking Paracetamol During Pregnancy

A new study by researchers at the University of Bristol has found further evidence linking paracetamol intake during pregnancy with potential adverse behavioral and cognitive problems during childhood. Paracetamol is often used to alleviate pain during pregnancy and is the

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Why Parents Should Not Be Too Quick To Give Children Ibuprofen Or Paracetamol – Expert Warns

A study in the US found parents are too quick to reach for paracetamol or ibuprofen, potentially prolonging their child’s illness and even putting their health at risk. The “fever phobia” could mean children receive accidental overdoses of medicines such as

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Excessive Use Of Paracetamol Can Cause Kidney Damage – Expert Warns

Olumide Akintayo, a fellow and ex-president, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, has warned the public about the dangers of paracetamol abuse, including kidney damage and infertility. In a chat with Punch, he said: “…Paracetamol is classified pharmacologically as an analgesic. An

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