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Some Common Painkillers Linked to Miscarriage Risk

Study Suggests Miscarriage Risk From Using NSAIDs Like Ibuprofen or Naproxen During Pregnancy

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Planning a pregnancy may be even more important, she says, for women with chronic conditions, like rheumatoid arthritis, who rely on regular NSAIDs to control their joint pain.

Pregnant women should never self-prescribe medication, Koren says. "Talk to your health care provider," he says. "There may be important issues that need to be discussed."


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