Painkiller May Disrupt Sex Hormones, Placing Unborn Babies at Risk

February 12, 2018

(San Diego Union-Tribune) – Use of the painkiller acetaminophen during pregnancy may cause harmful sex hormone abnormalities, according to a study led by San Diego researchers. The study adds to concerns about the drug, sold under the brand name Tylenol. Previous studies have found potential for harming offspring exposed to acetaminophen during pregnancy.