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Friday, August 27, 2010

Acetaminophen causes allergies?

Initial studies in the US showed that there could be an association between the commonly-used pain killer, acetaminophen, and triggering asthmatic attacks. About 40% of children have had asthmatic wheezes years after taking the drug. Other findings included the development of eczema and allergic rhinitis. Until such association were fully established, experts do not advice staying away from the popular drug. Read more below.