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How much ibuprofen do you take to stop period

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
No: Ibuprofen is an antiinflammatory it doesn't have anything to do with your cycle.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Not because: Your period may stop because it is finished. It would not be because you took this anti-inflammatory drug but by chance alone.

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A female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Follow up: Sometimes other medication is needed. I would advise to call back your prescriber. Need to take the ibuprofen 600 mg three or four times a day. This c... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Felicia Baxter
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Motrin is ok: Yes Ibuprofen and in its many forms, Motrin IB etc is ok to take during your period and it may work better than tylenol (acetaminophen) for cramps.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No: Aspirin and motrin help with menstrual pain and symptoms .They donot affect the amount of bleeding
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
See GYN: There is no particular"test" for this. You need to see a Gynecologist, who can evaluate and make any relevant diagnosis.
A female asked:
Dr. Maureen Ziboh
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Advil and periods: It should not. If you are having disruptions to your period, you could have a medical condition or are pregnancy. Please see your doctor.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Wagner
Family Medicine 20 years experience
PMS: Premenstrual syndrome is what it sounds like you are describing. The most common psychological symptoms are mood swings and the most common physical s... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No: They have no effect on the menstrual cycle.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Endometriosis: Serious pain and nausea/vomiting/diarrhea are usual components of periods with endometriosis. You should consider oral bcp to reduce the pain, etc, a... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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Rub A Dub Dub: Yes, you can. Have you also tried soaking in a hot bath? Also try this: lie on your back on the floor next to a couch and place your legs on the seat ... Read More

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