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Paracetamol Articles


Children's behavioural issues may be linked to common painkiller

16th August 2016

Research find paracetamol taken during pregnancy can lead to heightened risk or behavioural problems.

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Meningitis jab, fever warning

28th August 2015

New meningitis B campaign is underway, and parents are being warned about a fever linked to the jab.

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Paracetamol in pregnancy should be limited

21st May 2015

A study in mice suggests pregnant women should limit taking paracetamol.

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Paracetamol ineffective against back pain

1st April 2015

Review, published in the British Medical Journal, finds paracetamol does not help back pain or arthritis.

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Paracetamol should come with health warnings

3rd March 2015

Scientists say people taking paracetamol for a long period should be warned of possible side effects.

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Research shows asthma unlikely to be linked to paracetamol

27th November 2014

Research shows there is no need to alter policy on paracetamol use in pregnancy and early childhood.

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Paracetamol 'no good' for back pain

24th July 2014

Research suggests paracetamol no better than placebo for lower back pain.

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Fall in paracetamol overdoses

8th February 2013

A study suggests since law change on pack sizes, overdose deaths by paracetamol have fell by 43%.

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Nurses more likely to recommend paracetamol

5th October 2012

Survey finds nurses are seven times more likely to prescribe paracetamol than ibuprofen for paediatric pain.

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Paracetamol killed young mum

12th March 2012

Young mum took too many paracetamol.

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