Two types of meds commonly used in treating fibroids are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds (ex.
) and oral contraceptive
pills. One NSAID that has specific effects on the lining of the uterus
which helps to lighten flow is tranexamic acid
. It is given only on the heavy days of the month (up to 5 total) and can lighten the period significantly. Meds should be used with diet