Infant acetaminophen use linked with childhood asthma risk

11/11/2012 | Reuters

Children who received more acetaminophen as babies had a greater likelihood of suffering asthmalike symptoms in preschool than those who were less likely to be treated with the drug, a Danish study shows. Although the findings, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, demonstrated an association between use of the drug and later asthma risk, it did not demonstrate a causal relationship.

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