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A 18-year-old female asked about a 25-year-old female:

Why can't pregnant women take advil, (ibuprofen) aspirin, or medicines like this? why is it dangerous?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Cause bleeding: In the baby or the placenta.
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
It can also close the ductus arteriosus in the baby and cause low amniotic fluid
Mar 20, 2014
Last updated Mar 20, 2014
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