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how much ibuprofen do you take to stop period

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Ibuprofen is an antiinflammatory it doesn't have anything to do with your cycle.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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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
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
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.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Aspirin and motrin help with menstrual pain and symptoms .They donot affect the amount of bleeding
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
25 years experience in Family Medicine
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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Wagner
19 years experience in Family Medicine
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: They have no effect on the menstrual cycle.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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

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