A 30-year-old female asked:
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what medication can i take to reduce the flow of blood during periods. during my first day i change pads every hour. the blood is too much.

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Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You would need an Rx: However, progestin medications can help, sometimes oral contraceptives can be used. See your doctor for best care plan for your needs.
Answered on Mar 16, 2020
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Dr. Steven Tucker
Specializes in Gynecology
Heavy Menses Treat: Treatment depends on diagnosis. Heavy bleeding should be evaluated by a gyn doctor. Possible causes include complications of pregnancy, fibroid tumors, endometrial polyps, infections and even bleeding disorders. Once the cause is determined, treatment can be recommended. Common treatments include birth control pills, a progesterone IUD, medroxyprogesterone acetate, tranexamic acid, or surgery.
Answered on May 10, 2019
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Maybe anemia: low blood cell volumes, from excessive bleeding, can a result and cause of this type of period flow. An exam and testing with your doctor is advised.
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