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Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual Pain) Summary

Description: Painful menstruation.

Also Known As: Menstrual Pain; Dysmenorrheas; Menstrual Pains; Menstruations, Painful; Painful Menstruation Show All >>

Networked: 1355 relevant articles (210 outcomes, 230 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Dysmenorrhea

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Naproxen (Naprosyn) : 19 outcomes 21 studies in 63 results : FDA 40 Generic
  2. Ibuprofen (Motrin) : 16 outcomes 25 studies in 62 results : FDA 197 Generic
  3. Sodium : 12 outcomes 14 studies in 37 results : IBA
  4. Oral Contraceptives : 11 outcomes 5 studies in 74 results : IBA
  5. Diclofenac (SR 38) : 10 outcomes 4 studies in 16 results : FDA 39 Generic
  6. Mefenamic Acid (Pontal) : 9 outcomes 9 studies in 36 results : FDA 2
  7. Levonorgestrel (Plan B) : 9 outcomes 5 studies in 45 results : FDA 36 Generic
  8. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs) : 6 outcomes 6 studies in 38 results : IBA
  9. Hormones : 6 outcomes 4 studies in 31 results : IBA
  10. Prostaglandin-Endoperoxide Synthases (Cyclooxygenase) : 6 outcomes 3 studies in 30 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Dysmenorrhea

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual Pain)
  3. Menorrhagia
  4. Endometriosis (Adenomyosis)
  5. Pelvic Pain
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Key Therapies for Dysmenorrhea

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  1. Acupressure (Shiatsu) : 9 outcomes 21 studies in 29 results
  2. Massage (Reflexology) : 8 outcomes 8 studies in 15 results
  3. Contraception (Birth Control) : 8 outcomes 2 studies in 63 results
  4. Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (TENS) : 7 outcomes 4 studies in 15 results
  5. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 7 outcomes 1 study in 31 results
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