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Do the popular over-the-counter premenstrual syndrome medications really work?

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Dr. Scott Williamson
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Scott Williamson
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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Some help, some time

We experience our periods differently.
Likewise PMS and our response to PMS treatments. Eat right. Get moving. Find a pause in your day to r-e-l-a-x. Otc supplements which may help: calcium 1200 mg/day, vitamin b6, ground flaxseed, chasteberry, st. John's wort. Hope this helps.

In brief: Some help, some time

We experience our periods differently.
Likewise PMS and our response to PMS treatments. Eat right. Get moving. Find a pause in your day to r-e-l-a-x. Otc supplements which may help: calcium 1200 mg/day, vitamin b6, ground flaxseed, chasteberry, st. John's wort. Hope this helps.
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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