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FDA recommends avoiding use of NSAIDs in pregnancy at 20 weeks or later because they can result in low amniotic fluid

NSAIDs may cause rare kidney problems in unborn babies

10/16/2020 Update: This does not apply to NSAIDs administered directly to the eye.

Drug Safety Communication (PDF - 131KB)

10-15-2020  FDA Drug Safety Communication

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