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does modicon help with period pain

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy VanDell
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: That's one of the main uses of birth control pills.
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Generally, yes: The oral contraceptive pill minimizes endometrial growth and decreases blood flow at the period. Since there is no ovulation there usually is a dimuni ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The birth control pill does help period pains and because it also makes your periods predictable you can augment it with something like Ibuprofen ther ... Read More
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Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
Helps period pain: The pill (ocp) is commonly used to eliminate or reduce menstrual cramps and is one of the most effective treatments for this condition. 60% women have ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Kirk
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27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can't hurt!: If nothing more it will take your mind off the unpleasantries of your menses and help you feel good. Sounds like a win-win to me! there are probably ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise; acupuncture are excellent for PMS. Avoid caffeine, cho ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Austin
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Multiple ways tohelp: There are multiple ways to decrease period pain. Anti inflammatory medicines such as ibuprofen or naprosyn are the most helpful at the moment. If your ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debra Carter-Miller
43 years experience Family Medicine
1-2 days before: Ibuprofen taken 1-2 days before menses is great in preventing and decreasing dysmenorrhea (menstral pain). Take 400 mg every 6 hours x 2 days and may ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
SSRIs and NSAIDs: Given alone or in combination, they should ease sx of pms! see your pcp or ob/gyn doc!
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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NSAID: Aleve, (naproxen) motrin, iboprofen, Naproxen will help.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Ovulation : Ovulation can cause pain (mittelschmerz) two weeks before period.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dysmenorrhea: Period pain or menstrual cramps are often referred to as dysmenorrhea, while a more accurate translation would be menalgia. Dysmenorrhea is a more enc ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
It may help but: Kelvin is available under that name in some countries but not in us.But it contains acetaminophen(tylenol in us) it may help some what but is not eff ... Read More

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