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Paracetamol could pose liver risk, finds study

New study reveals paracetamol's link to liver damage: Caution urged amid safety concerns

26 Feb 2024 12:51 AM

India assures world of partnership on medicine

The export of anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine by India has proved to the world that India has walked the talk

03 May 2020 10:16 AM

India eases curbs on export of paracetamol based medicines

The government on March 3 had put export restrictions on 26 pharma ingredients and medicines, including paracetamol

17 Apr 2020 2:06 PM

Coronavirus: India ships paracetamol to UK

The shipment followed India's decision to lift export restrictions on essential drugs

15 Apr 2020 5:16 PM

India opens up drug export after Trump cracks the whip

Buckling under naked pressure applied by US president, New Delhi agrees to export paracetamol and hydroxychloroquin

07 Apr 2020 3:17 PM


India lifts restrictions on 24 drug exports amid coronavirus

It had imposed the restrictions last month as the coronavirus outbreak disrupted global supply chains

07 Apr 2020 11:20 AM

Centre restricts drug exports as virus hits

These drugs are not directly used for curing coronavirus but are used for curbing infection and improving the health of the patient.

04 Mar 2020 1:54 AM

Take 650 mg paracetamol instead of usual 500mg: U'khand CM to dengue patients

Rawat was on Wednesday reacting to claims that the mosquito-borne disease had become an epidemic in Uttarakhand this year.

26 Sep 2019 8:50 AM

Pregnant women who take paracetamol could lower child's IQ, raise risk of autism

Findings conclude that balance of hormones in the uterus are altered by taking paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen (APAP).

19 Nov 2018 7:09 PM

Turmeric is more effective than painkillers at easing painful injuries

Study suggests curcumin-based product could represent promising safe, analgesic remedy in painful osteo-muscular conditions.

23 Feb 2018 9:18 AM


Two or more headaches in a week warrant a doctor's visit

Pinpointing the exact point of origin of your headache could come in handy for the assessment.

01 Feb 2018 1:47 PM

Paracetamol during pregnancy may delay girls' language skills, does not affect boys

The go-to pain-relieving drug in pregnancy delays babies' speech by up to six times, new research reveals.

11 Jan 2018 12:14 PM

Paracetamol may impair fertility of female offsprings: Study

Study claims paracetamol when taken during pregnancy altered the development of the reproductive systems of female offsprings.

07 Jan 2018 1:24 PM

Taking paracetamol during pregnancy ups risk of neurological disorders in babies

Around 5,000 of the women took aspirin and a similar number took ibuprofen.

26 Nov 2017 3:19 PM

Paracetamol overdose can now be fought with a new blood test

Test, which detects levels of specific molecules in blood will help doctors identify which patients need more intense treatment.

21 Nov 2017 8:46 AM


Paracetamol in pregnancy ups child's risk of ADHD

Children exposed to long-term use of acetaminophen use during pregnancy were more than two times more likely to have ADHD.

31 Oct 2017 12:47 PM