Researchers recently have found that using NSAID pain relievers like Ibuprofen and Aspirin while pregnant, can create a hostile environment for unborn infants through the inhibition of blood clotting, making egg implantation more difficult. Acetaminophen, another type of painkiller found in Tylenol, was not found to carry this same miscarriage risk.
WARNING LEVEL: Moderate Risk Associated with Use
LAST MENSTRUAL CYCLE: Time Frame Unknown
POSSIBLY TOXIC: Not Known to Be Toxic
UTERINE AND HORMONAL EFFECTS: not known
ALSO KNOWN AS: aspirin, NSAIDs
IS USED FOR: pain relief
HOW IT’S PREPARED:
- Asprin: four pills (at 325mg each for a total of 1300mg) a day; with no more than two pills (650 mg) in any four hour period.
POSSIBLE SIDE-EFFECTS AND SIGNS OF TOXICITY: toxicity with overuse
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