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What is medicine of dysmenorrhea?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Renee Harris
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Renee Harris
Dr. Renee Harris
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Options

Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / period.
Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea.

In brief: Options

Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / period.
Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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