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What is medicine of dysmenorrhea?

What is medicine of dysmenorrhea?

Several: The most common treatment for cramps are nsaid's such as ibuprofen, celebrex, (celecoxib) naprosyn, etc. Birth control hormones also help. If these don't help then evaluation for possible endometriosis is next if everything else on your exam is normal. ...Read more

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Dr. Kashif Abdullah
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Period Pain (Definition)

Period pain or menstrual cramps are often referred to as dysmenorrhea, while a more accurate translation would be menalgia. Dysmenorrhea is a more encompassing term that not only describes the painful cramping associated with menses, but means that 'something isn't right ...Read more


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Can cranberry juice reduce the symptoms of dysmenorrhea?

Can cranberry juice reduce the symptoms of dysmenorrhea?

Know of no evidence: for this. Cranberries contain proanthyocyanidins (PACs) which can help to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI's) in women with recurrent UTI's. They are also reported to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory & anti-carcinogenic effects. ...Read more

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I take piroxycam for my dysmenorrhea , but want to know if i can take mirtazaphine for sleep as well !?

I take piroxycam for my dysmenorrhea , but want to know if i can take  mirtazaphine for sleep as well !?

Piroxycam Remeron (mirtazapine): There are no drug interactions between the two. You may take Mirtazapine as prescribed. Best wishes. Watch carefully for weight gain on mirtazapine, however and report it to your doctor immediately if it happens and try something else like trazodone for sleep. ...Read more

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What are some disease problems that can cause dysmenorrhea?

Dysmenorrhea: Fibroids, endometriosis and adenomyosis to name a few or could be no cause primary dysmenorrhes. ...Read more

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Mother of my baby has dysmenorrhea. What does this mean for future?

Cramps with periods: Dysmenorrhea is painful menses. The symptoms are ususally cramps during the menstrual period. The pain is often treatable with over the counter medications like advil, aleve, (naproxen) aspirin, and many others inculding many specifically marketed for this reason. Most women will have significant improvement in their symptoms while using oral contraceptives. ...Read more

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What can I take to treat dysmenorrhea?

What can I take to treat dysmenorrhea?

Several things.: A simple otc pain reliever can help with cramping, bot with bloting. Over the cou.Nter ibuprophen and Naproxen work well. If mental issues are a problem, some half dose ssris will help mood issues. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Menstrual Pain (Definition)

A painful cramping sensation in the lower abdomen occuring just before or during the menses. It can be associated with other symptoms including, but not limited to. Headache, ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Excessive Menstrual Cramps (Definition)

Excessive menstrual cramps are clinical findings in which a woman feels significant pain before or during her menstrual period, sometimes accompanied by ...Read more