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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...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 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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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 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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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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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