Professor Hedvig Nordeng comments on new study on paracetamol use during pregnancy featured in Aftenposten

A new study shows Paracetamol use during pregnancy increases the risk of hyperactivity in children. Professor Hedvig Nordeng confirms that such results have been seen in three previous studies.


Professor Hedvig Nordeng's own study from 2013 concluded that women who used acetaminophen for more than 28 days of pregnancy, have 70 percent increased risk of having children with symptoms of ADHD by three years of age. She comments on the safety of Paracetamol use in the full article in Aftenposten (Norwegian only).

Published Aug. 18, 2016 4:59 PM - Last modified Oct. 23, 2020 5:58 AM