Pregnant women warned over ibuprofen miscarriage risk | Metro.co.uk

Pregnant women warned over ibuprofen miscarriage risk

Pregnant women have been told not to take ibuprofen after new research claimed it can more than double the risk of miscarriage.

If taken in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy, it can increase the risk by 2.4 times, say Canadian researchers.

Women have been warned over ibruprofen usage during pregnancy

The popular pain reliever is in a class of drug known as non-steroidal anti- inflamatory drugs (NSAIDS) that also  includes naproxen and diclofenac.

Clinicians examined 4,705 miscarriage cases and found that 352 (7.5 per cent) had taken a non-aspirin NSAID.

Read the full story:  Pregnant women warned over ibuprofen miscarriage risk | Metro.co.uk.

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