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Optimum Pms Medication
Sometimes you can't: Pms is complicated by emotional and physical changes. As simple as it may sound, sometimes it really helps to just acknowledge that you will be sensitive at certain times of the month. It's also helpful to eat a clean diet and get exercise. Yoga has helped a lot of people too. Good luck. ...Read more
PMS: Several, mostly ssris. Consult your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
PMS: Diet (reduce sugar & caffeine & salt, increase fiber, calcium, vitamin E), lifestyle changes (aerobic exercises, psychotherapy, adequate rest & sleep), ssri medications such as prozac, hormones, diuretics, anti-inflammatory drugs, clonidine, chasteberry, st. Johns wort, evening primrose oil, supportive tx's. ...Read more
What can I do, or what medications can I take to help me with my anger and temper? I feel like I always have pms. I can be happy one second and a small little issue will make me extremely angry even if its just a minor issue. I have a tendency to stay ang
If: If you haven't talked to your primary care doctor about this, please do so. There are a number of different causes for these types of symptoms. You need to be evaluated before a medication recommendation can be made. It sounds like your mood fluctuations and your feelings of anger and irritation are very hard on you. Your doctor may recommend a consultation with a psychiatrist, a psychologist or another type of behavioral health provider. This could lead to helpful medications and talking therapy. Good luck getting the help that you need. ...Read more
Would a women's period or PMS effect ADHD medication? I am about to start my period and noticed the last two days my meds are not working at all.
My PMS is terrible, bad cramps, mood swings, is there any thing I can take to balance my hormones? What medications are often used, and what tests?
PMS is terrible: Pms can be debilitating and there are options for treatment. The most effective means of controlling these symptoms involve suppression of ovulation with birth control pills, the NuvaRing or the Depo-Provera shot. Also, some women beneft from ssri medications (like prozac) taken during the second half of your cycle. There are other options as well, but these are a good start! ...Read more
Hi. I'm 44 years old and haven't had my period for 6 months. I've had a bit of spotting. I am not sexually active nor have I been for years. (About 15 years). I am not taking any medications. I do have infrequent PMS symtoms. Without getting my perio
Depends: Cramps can be reduced with well-timed doses of non-steroidals (like Ibuprofen or naproxen) and depression might be modified slightly by products with a resemblance to antidepressants like st john's wort or those with hormonal content. You should get much better more consistent relief from strategies designed for these symptoms by you and your physician. ...Read more
Decrease intake of fats, salt and sugar during this time and increase intake of complex carbohydrates. Six small meals rather than 3 larger meals will keep your blood sugar level more consistent.
Calcium 1200mg/d and magnesium each day may improve mood and decrease swelling.
Avoid caffeine and alcohol.
Aerobic exercise 30min/d. ...Read more
Please tell me which drugs can be used to stop physical symptoms of PMS or stop ovulation for good, without the blood-clotting side effect?
PMS no drugs: Having ovaries taken out might help but would discuss with your Dr. ...Read more
Cant take options. Hrt. Or antidepress, or any drug for PMS smptoms in post menapause what else is ther e sufffering for 13 yrs.?
Does claritin (loratadine) cause depression cause I been feeling like I am pms an seems all drugs make me feel this way. Fluid retention is why?
How can I reproduce twins, Is there a type of drug to use to reproduce more than one egg? I just stop birth control got a PMS oct 29 still Novemb no AF
Not available: There is no drug that is used for increasing the chance for twinning. Twin pregnancies are inherently more risky and more complicated. It is much safer for mom and babies o have singleton pregnancies. ...Read more
Does anyone know how to help me. PMS in postmenapause an drugs intensify this. Water retention, dizziness, headache, balance trouble. Been 14 yrs.?
Pressure in low abdomen, an feeling PMS dizzy, balance trouble ect. Been in phyche ward for this in past never helped drugs don't work help?
Please don't take it: Uncaringly. Even if this may sound harsh, I mean it in your best interests and w/ sympathy. Please think about what you're asking. If even intense treatment modalities like ECT and In-Patient stays were unable to relieve you and if the common range of powerful psychotropic drugs didn't either, what do you think we can write in 400 chars that will? Get involved in Tx and make an effort. Follow Dr. ...Read more
I have a appointment with a suboxone doctor in 2 days and I’ve taken zanaflex to help with cramping (pms) will it show up on my drug screen or will I?
No problem: You probably have a chronic pain issue if you're going to a Suboxone doctor. The Zanaflex muscle relaxer will not be an issue. It is not a controlled substance that normally appears in a Urine Drug Test. I would be HAPPY to see that you are taking a muscle relaxer, an anti-inflammatory, and additional non-narcotic medications (like neurontin or Cymbalta) in an attempt to reduce opiate dosages. ...Read more
PMS tips: There are a number of things you can help with cramps. Omega 3 fatty acid and magnesium supplementation can be beneficial. Avoid excessive sugar and low quality carbohydrate intake. Don’t add extra salt to your food and avoid processed foods containing extra salt. Reduce caffeine and alcohol use. Stay physically active. ...Read more
PMS: Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain & swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands & feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs & exacerbation of chronic conditions. ...Read more
Options: Dr treacy provided good information. You can talk with your physician about options like omega 3 fatty acids and magnesium supplementation. Avoid excessive sugar and low quality carbohydrate intake. Don’t add extra salt to your food and avoid processed foods containing extra salt. Reduce caffeine and alcohol use. Stay physically active. ...Read more
PMS Sxs: I agree with dr. Thanapathy. Pms symptoms can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed mood, change in sex drive & anxiety. These may be accompanied by swelling of the breasts (or extremities), weight gain, bloating, cramps, overeating, headaches (to include migraines), dizziness, fainting and palpitations. Sleep may be disturbed with problems with acne or hives. ...Read more
PMS symptoms: Pms includes both physical and emotional symptoms in the 1-2 weeks before your menstrual period, and which go away when bleeding starts. These include: swollen, tender breasts; feeling tired; sleeping poorly; upset stomach; bloating; constipation/diarrhea; trouble w/concentration; headache or backaches; joint aches & pains; tension & irritability; depression; mood swings; crying spells, etc. ...Read more