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Common painkiller should be investigated for possible risks to developing fetuses, experts say

CNN Health

Updated 2:15 PM ET, Thu September 23, 2021

(CNN)An international group of 13 scientists has released a statement calling for the health care community to carefully consider the use of acetaminophen (APAP) during pregnancy until the painkiller is thoroughly investigated for any potential impact on fetal development in the womb. Outside the United States, acetaminophen is known as paracetamol.

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