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can taking 800mg ibuprofen once a day affect implantation or prevent pregnancy? trying to conceive

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics 21 years experience
There is a potential: The use of a NSAID close to conception may be associated with an increased risk of miscarriage. Chronic use of NSAIDS in women of reproductive age may be associated with infertility that is reversible upon discontinuation of the medication.

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Last updated Oct 17, 2018

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