Study Finds Possible Link Between Tylenol And ADHD
The study found a link between women taking acetaminophen while pregnant and their children later being diagnosed with the disorder.February 24, 2014
Pregnant women might want to think twice before reaching for the Tylenol to help their aches and pains.
A new study published by the American Medical Association found a link between pregnant mothers taking acetaminophen, the active ingredient in pain relievers like Tylenol, and a higher risk of having children diagnosed with ADHD. (Via Wikimedia Commons / Ragesoss, Wikimedia Commons / Deborah Austin, Flickr / Gary Seidman)
The analysis covered more than 64,000 children and mothers. In an editorial accompanying the study, doctors wrote that, while important, the findings from the study should be interpreted cautiously. (Via The Jama Network)