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Midol vs pamprin for cramps

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
Gynecology 27 years experience
Probably: I looked at both medications. Some of the ingredients are the same for both, and normally I'd worry that you might get too much of one ingredient from... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Try birth control!: If you don't like having bad cramps associated with your periods, try starting on some birth control pills to regulate your periods and decrease the a... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Dysmenorrhea: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caf... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Cramps: Stop all caffiene, use a heating pad, aerobic exercise and sometimes calcium can be of benefit. Birth control pills can help as well.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
PMS: Some of the PMS symptoms that women have during their cycle include symptoms that are made better with antihistamines like pyrilamine maleate. If mid... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Maybe: Depending on the formulation, midol is either Acetaminophen or naproxen.
A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
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
A member asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
Gynecology 27 years experience
Not from midol: Midol does not cause short period you might bleed again next day or so hormone changes can cause this stress can cause this too.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
To provide you: with the best answer - please re-ask this question and advise of exactly which midol product your use. There are a # of different midol products with ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Drug Interactions: There are many types of Midol. Drug interaction checker indicated that taking Midol Traditional (aspirin / caffeine), with Celexa (citalopram) may inc... Read More
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