FDA has reviewed possible risks of pain medicine use during pregnancy

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The Federal and Drug Administration (FDA) examined studies on the potential risks associated with the following types of pain medicines used during pregnancy: Prescription NSAIDs, Opioids and Acetaminophen. The studies were too limited to make any recommendations, but the FDA urges pregnant women to always discuss all medicines with their health care professionals before using them. Via U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Posted January 12, 2015.
–Alanna McCatty


Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty is founder and CEO of McCatty Scholars, an organization that devises and implements financial literacy programs for students to combat the nationwide issue of the loss of educational opportunity due to the ramifications of burdensome student debt. At MedShadow, she reports on new findings and research on the side effects of prescription drugs. She is a graduate of Pace University.


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