Miscarriage warnings not consistent: TGA

More needs to be done to warn women about the risk of miscarriage associated with taking common anti-inflammatory drugs, a safety review has found. Especially for those women who use period pain medication, the Therapeutic Goods Administration says. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are available in a variety of doses and formulations, and are widely used to treat pain, inflammation and fever. They are also commonly used to treat the symptoms of arthritis, rheumatism, muscle strains, sprains, tendonitis and period pain. It’s been known for quite some time that their use during pregnancy increases the risk of miscarriage, particularly when the…
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