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i have mentrual cramps I took midol but I wont get better what else can I take

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
25 years experience Urogynecology
Cramps: Stop all caffiene, use a heating pad, aerobic exercise and sometimes calcium can be of benefit. Birth control pills can help as well.
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Dr. Katherine Sutherland
43 years experience Gynecology
NSAID: The standard midol contains acetominophen (like tylenol), pyrilamine (an antihistamine) and caffeine. Often cramps are helped most by non-steroidal a ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Midol: Should be ok if midol taken as needed. Glad u r cautious about meds.
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Dr. Aron Tendler
19 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: There is no interaction.
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Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You wouldn't want to take tylenol (acetaminophen) or acetominophen this early, but the ibuprofen should be fine. It can repeated about every 8 hours
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
31 years experience Family Medicine
Okay: Midol contains Acetaminophen 500 mg (pain reliever), Caffeine 60 mg (stimulant), and Pyrilamine maleate 15 mg (antihistamine). They can be taken on an ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Midol is Ibuprofen: Nope. They are the same drug or the same class of drug.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
OK if ibuprofen200mg: For total of 400mg. Especially if you only take 1 , 2 or 3 doses. Good luck.
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A 11-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derek Isenberg
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Absolutely : Midol is safe for an 11 year old
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Midol/Advil dosing: There are different formulations of Midol that either have acetamenophen, ibuprofen, or naproxen in them. Please take a look at the active ingredients ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Excedrin/Seroquel: Should be safe, as prescribed.

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