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I m 18 of age and i want to lessen my period ..It usually is of 4 days and heavy to moderate till fourth day, this time its a little heavy what can I do?

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Dr. Norman Solberg
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: The pill

In general, the best way to make periods less heavy is to take the birth control pill.
The other solution is tranexamic acid (lysteda or cyklokapron). Both require a prescription from your doctor. For this period you could try Ibuprofen 600 mg 3 times a day.

In brief: The pill

In general, the best way to make periods less heavy is to take the birth control pill.
The other solution is tranexamic acid (lysteda or cyklokapron). Both require a prescription from your doctor. For this period you could try Ibuprofen 600 mg 3 times a day.
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