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Can you tell me if I could take medicine like midol to stop my period?

Can you tell me if I could take medicine like midol to stop my period?

No: Midol just treats symptoms of menstrual periods.
It will not affect the frequency of the cycles.
you need something else. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Am I right that it's no issue to take teen midol if you haven't started your period yet?

Am I right that it's no issue to take teen midol if you haven't started your period yet?

Yes: Teen midol contains a pain reliever (acetaminophen, commonly known as tylenol) and a medicine to make you pee more, called a diuretic. You'd do better to take plain acetaminophen, though. ...Read more

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Can I take midol for period cramps while I'm on citalopram I take 20mg?

Can I take midol for period cramps while I'm on citalopram I take 20mg?

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 varying makeups. ...Read more

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I have my period and my stomach hurts a lot. Should I eat midol?

I have my period and my stomach hurts a lot. Should I eat midol?

Menstrual pain: If you have abdominal pain on a monthly basis it could very well be due to your menses. If your doctor has recommended Midol that is certainly worth a try. However I would continue to see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I take Midol everytime im on my period atleast 4pills. But was reading it can cause liver damage how many would I have had to take for this to occur?

I take Midol everytime im on my period atleast 4pills. But was reading it can cause liver damage how many would I have had to take for this to occur?

Midol: Midol Complete contains 500mg acetaminophen or Tylenol (http://www. Midol. Com/static/documents/WEB_Midol-Complete-Caplets-011.pdf). Assuming a healthy liver, most people can tolerate upwards of 3, 000-4, 000mg daily. Just beware that many medications contain acetaminophen so be sure to add up all that you take. But 4 pills a month shouldn't be an issue. ...Read more

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I just started my period and am cramping bad. I am still nursing. What meds can I take? Midol?

I just started my period and am cramping bad. I am still nursing. What meds can I take? Midol?

Yes, definitely: Ibuprofen, the active ingredient in midol, is the best medication for cramping when a woman is breast feeding. 100% safe. Warm bath can help too, good luck! ...Read more

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My period is due on the 8th but u started cramping and light spotting this morning I took a midol what those this mean?

My period is due on the 8th but u started cramping and light spotting this morning I took a midol what those this mean?

This is normal: Normally periods came every 21 to 40 days.
If the period comes in this interval of tine it is normal.
Do not get scared.
It is always good to keep a calendar and mark the onset, finish, flow, pain intensity and if you notice over 3 -6 months a big change in any of the above it is OK to consult your Gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take midol for my bloating while I'm on birth control but not on my period yet?

Is it ok to take midol for my bloating while I'm on birth control but not on my period yet?

No problem: Midol will not affect the pills effectiveness. It will not be less effective when your cramps come. If it help the bloating, go for it. ...Read more

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When I get my period my cramps are so bad that I cry and even midol won't help. What should I do? Plus I don't know what to do about birth control?

When I get my period my cramps are so bad that I cry and even midol won't help. What should I do? Plus I don't know what to do about birth control?

Painful periods: There are multiple options for painful periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. You should ask to be evaluated for endometriosis. ...Read more

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On period I feel terrible really hot, cramps, nauseous, upset stomach, tired I took midol for cramps?

On period I feel terrible really hot, cramps, nauseous, upset stomach, tired I took midol for cramps?

Try ibuprofen Rx: Try Ibuprofen (Motrin) or Naprosyn (naproxen) (Anaprox) for the cramps as they are more effective because they are prostaglandin inhibitors that can stop cramping. ...Read more

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I have very painful periods. What can I do? I currently take midol every few hours.

I have very painful periods. What can I do? I currently take midol every few hours.

Period pain: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter medication besides Midol, and Pamprin contain acetaminophen, and caffeine to help with the symptoms of periods?

What over-the-counter medication besides Midol, and Pamprin contain acetaminophen, and caffeine to help with the symptoms of periods?

Options: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more