A new study says that pregnant women who take paracetamol risk giving birth to a child with behavioural problems.
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Scientists found a link between expectant mothers using this painkiller and their children being hyperactive and having emotional issues.
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Paracetamol is the world's most popular painkiller and is the only one considered safe to take during pregnancy.
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The behavioural issues in children include hyperactivity and attention-deficit disorder.
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The study prompted warnings for pregnant women to use only the lowest possible dose of paracetamol for the shortest time.
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