Fears paracetamol increases asthma risk in children are unfounded and based on reverse causality or confounding, according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis presented at the BTS winter meeting last week. Paracetamol is the most widely prescribed drug for young children worldwide, with indications including acute febrile illness and post-operative analgesia. However, some drug ...
Paracetamol asthma fears in kids ‘unfounded’: study
By Anna Sayburn
12 Dec 2017