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menstrual medication

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Regular periods ?: The best way to make certain about having regular periods is to start low dose oral contraceptives, if there are no contraindications ( history of blo ... Read More
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need to find out why: "Struggles" with menstrual periods run the gamut from painful to irregular periods. All of these conditions have different causes and are treated diff ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
NSAIDS: NSAIDs will not do you any harm when taken as required in the correct dose
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Pain medication is not contraindicated in patients who use prescription weight loss medication like Phentermine
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: In the short term it should not affect the cycle. Many women take oral steroids for a variety of reasons - it usually has no impact on the cycle.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
PMS: Some are Antidepressants such as Sarafem, Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as Motrin, Diuretics, & hormones. Consult your PCP or Ob/Gyn. ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lillian Schapiro
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
NSAIDS: Various forms of Ibuprofen or nonsteroidal antiinflammatories are good first line medication. Some women need to be on birth control pills to control ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nothing: Sorry hank3, there are not any over the counter medications that I am aware of theat can stop menstrual flow and even those which may work by prescrip ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
38 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: I van not answer because I do not know what you were taking and the reason why.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Periods and opioids: Yes - long term use of opioids decreases sex hormone levels in both males and females. There are also effects on cortisol levels as well. All patient ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mubin Mahomed
Specializes in
Periods : Hi You need a prescription from your GP for either a contraceptive pill or PRIMULUT You need to check your blood pressure before starting on either e ... Read More
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