Wheezing Risk Higher in Kids Whose Moms Took Tylenol during Pregnancy

Future moms who take the popular pain reliever acetaminophen, commonly known as Tylenol or Triaminic, during pregnancy could be increasing their child's chance of wheezing, a common symptom of asthma, a new review of studies suggests.

For children of women who used acetaminophen (also known as paracetamol) during pregnancy, the risk of wheezing between ages 2

Amanda Chan
Amanda Chan was a staff writer for Live Science Health. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, and a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.