Menopausal Disorders (Climacteric) Medications
Definition of Menopausal Disorders:
Menopausal Disorders are disorders relating to menopause –a natural transition where women go from having normal menstrual periods to no periods at all. During menopause a woman's ovaries stop making eggs and they produce less estrogen and progesterone. It is thought that these hormone changes are responsible for menstrual disorders including mood changes, hot flashes, insomnia, pounding or racing heart, changes in sexual and urinary function.
Drugs associated with Menopausal Disorders
The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Menopausal Disorders. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.
Alternative treatments for Menopausal Disorders
The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Menopausal Disorders. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically 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 Menopausal Disorders.
Topics under Menopausal Disorders
- Hot Flashes (18 drugs)
- Perimenopausal Symptoms (10 drugs)
- Postmenopausal Symptoms (217 drugs in 5 topics)
- Premenopausal Anovulation (0 drugs)
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Synonym(s): Change of Life; Menopause