Period Pain (Dysmenorrhea) Medications

Definition of Period Pain:

difficult and painful menstruation

Drugs associated with Period Pain

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Period Pain. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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Advil (Pro, More...)
generic name: ibuprofen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
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8.8
Advil Liqui-Gels (Pro, More...)
generic name: ibuprofen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
2 reviews
   
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9.3
Aleve (More...)
generic name: naproxen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
2 reviews
   
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9.3
Anaprox (More...)
generic name: naproxen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
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7.3
Anaprox-DS (More...)
generic name: naproxen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
1 review
   
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6.5
Ansaid (Pro, More...)
generic name: flurbiprofen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
1 review
   
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8.0
Aspercreme Cream (More...)
generic name: trolamine salicylate class: topical rubefacient
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Bextra (Pro, More...)
generic name: valdecoxib class: cox-2 inhibitors
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10
Cataflam (Pro, More...)
generic name: diclofenac class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
8 reviews
   
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8.5
Celebrex (Pro, More...)
generic name: celecoxib class: cox-2 inhibitors
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3.5
IBU (Pro, More...)
generic name: ibuprofen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
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8.5
Motrin (Pro, More...)
generic name: ibuprofen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
2 reviews
   
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7.3
Motrin IB (Pro, More...)
generic name: ibuprofen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
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Naprelan (Pro, More...)
generic name: naproxen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
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Naprosyn (Pro, More...)
generic name: naproxen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
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8.6
Orudis (Pro, More...)
generic name: ketoprofen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
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10
Oruvail (Pro, More...)
generic name: ketoprofen class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
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Ponstel (Pro, More...)
generic name: mefenamic acid class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
11 reviews
   
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7.5
Vioxx (More...)
generic name: rofecoxib class: cox-2 inhibitors
1 review
   
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10
Voltaren (Pro, More...)
generic name: diclofenac class: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
1 review
   
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9.5
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See 15 generic medications used to treat this condition

Alternative treatments for Period Pain

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Period Pain. Their efficacy may not have been scientifially tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Period Pain.

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