Posts tagged “Painkillers”

Painkillers may cause increased hearing loss in men

April 11th, 2011
Painkillers may cause increased hearing loss in men

American researchers have found a link between common painkillers and hearing loss in men under 60. Over the counter painkillers such as aspirin, paracetamol and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs e.g. Ibuprofen appears to double the risk of hearing loss. This risk of hearing loss effectively doubles in men under 50 but drops once they reach their […]

Should You Stop Taking Painkillers During Pregnancy?

November 11th, 2010
Should You Stop Taking Painkillers During Pregnancy?

According to experts, pregnant women are at risk of giving birth to infertile sons if they take painkillers during pregnancy. The scientists say the risk relates to prolonged use of drugs such as paracetamol, aspirin and ibuprofen, which they believe harms development of male reproductive organs. The warning comes after research carried out in Copenhagen, […]

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