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I have mentrual cramps I took midol but I wont get better what else can I take?

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In brief: NSAID

The standard midol contains acetominophen (like tylenol), pyrilamine (an antihistamine) and caffeine.
Often cramps are helped most by non-steroidal anti-inflammatories like aspirin, ibuprofen, or Naproxen sodium. The midol extended relief contains Naproxen and the midol cramps and body aches contains ibuprofen. Sometimes a heating pad can help, too.

In brief: NSAID

The standard midol contains acetominophen (like tylenol), pyrilamine (an antihistamine) and caffeine.
Often cramps are helped most by non-steroidal anti-inflammatories like aspirin, ibuprofen, or Naproxen sodium. The midol extended relief contains Naproxen and the midol cramps and body aches contains ibuprofen. Sometimes a heating pad can help, too.
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
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Dr. Scott Beard
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology

In brief: Cramps

Stop all caffiene, use a heating pad, aerobic exercise and sometimes calcium can be of benefit.
Birth control pills can help as well.

In brief: Cramps

Stop all caffiene, use a heating pad, aerobic exercise and sometimes calcium can be of benefit.
Birth control pills can help as well.
Dr. Scott Beard
Dr. Scott Beard
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