Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 14th, 2006
Many pregnant women get prescriptions for NSAIDs during their first trimester, and even more-up to 15%-take over-the-counter versions of these drugs. Previous studies have shown that taking NSAIDs toward the end of a pregnancy can cause certain circulatory problems-premature closure of the ductus arteriosus and patent ductus arteriosus, but...
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