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Can Ibuprofen Stop Your Period
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
I took high doses of Advil for about 5 days to stop my period. I've stopped taking Advil for a couple days now, but my period isn't coming back.
Everytime im on my period I get terrible headaches and I tend to throw up. Advil and pain killer don't seem to work. What could I do to help stop this?
OCPs vs.migraine tx: Oral contraception unless contraindicated may be an option, unless you have migraines that are flared up by periods or so called menstrual migraine. In that case, oral contaceptives (ocps) are contraindicated and migraine medications such as triptans (imitrex/zomig etc.) may be tried. Your doc should be able to help you with that, so don't delay a visit. ...Read more
Im currently on my periods (4th day) n I've been bleeding more than usual, is this normal? Iis there a way to control/stop the bleeding? I took Advil
I am leaving for a tropical vacation in 8 days and I am supposed to start my period that day. Can taking Ibruprofen delay/stop my period?
No: Ibuprofen won't help to stop your period (sometimes it can lesson the bleeding, but definitely can't stop it). The best would be to get a prescription for some birth control pills. Those could stop your period. You can sign up for Health Tap Prime and I'd be happy to prescribe you some today (I'm on shift until 4pm PST). Or you could see your doctor and get a prescription as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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