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Medications for Premenstrual Syndrome

Drugs associated with Premenstrual Syndrome

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Premenstrual Syndrome: Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) refers to a wide range of physical or emotional symptoms that typically occur about 5 to 11 days before a woman starts her monthly menstrual cycle. The symptoms usually stop when menstruation begins, or shortly thereafter.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Midol Maximum Strength Menstrual OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: acetaminophen / caffeine / pyrilamine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: interactions,

 
Midol PMS OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: acetaminophen / pamabrom / pyrilamine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
acetaminophen / pamabrom / pyrilamine OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: acetaminophen / pamabrom / pyrilamine systemic

Brand names:  Midol PMS, Pamprin Multi-Symptom Menstrual Relief, Premsyn PMS, Menstrual PMS, Midol PMS Maximum Strength

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Pamprin Multi-Symptom Menstrual Relief OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: acetaminophen / pamabrom / pyrilamine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
LoSeasonique Off Label Rx X N X 2 reviews
5.0

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic

Drug class: contraceptives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Vestura Off Label Rx X N X Add review Add

Generic name: drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol systemic

Drug class: contraceptives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Premsyn PMS OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: acetaminophen / pamabrom / pyrilamine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
pamabrom OTC N N 1 review
8.0

Generic name: pamabrom systemic

Brand names:  Diurex Water Capsules, Aqua-Ban, Diurex Aquagels

Drug class: miscellaneous diuretics

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Menstrual PMS OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: acetaminophen / pamabrom / pyrilamine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Falmina Off Label Rx X N X Add review Add

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic

Drug class: contraceptives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Midol PMS Maximum Strength OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: acetaminophen / pamabrom / pyrilamine systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol Off Label Rx X N X Add review Add

Generic name: drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol systemic

Brand name:  Vestura

Drug class: contraceptives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Chateal Off Label Rx X N X Add review Add

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic

Drug class: contraceptives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Tylenol Women's Menstrual Relief OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: acetaminophen / pamabrom systemic

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel Off Label Rx X N X 6 reviews
5.0

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic

Brand names:  LoSeasonique, Falmina, Chateal, Myzilra, Kurvelo, Amethia Lo, CamreseLo

Drug class: contraceptives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
acetaminophen / caffeine / pyrilamine OTC N N X 1 review
5.0

Generic name: acetaminophen / caffeine / pyrilamine systemic

Brand name:  Midol Maximum Strength Menstrual

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: interactions,

 
Diurex Water Capsules OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: pamabrom systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous diuretics

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Myzilra Off Label Rx X N X Add review Add

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic

Drug class: contraceptives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Aqua-Ban OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: pamabrom systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous diuretics

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Kurvelo Off Label Rx X N X Add review Add

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic

Drug class: contraceptives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
acetaminophen / pamabrom OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: acetaminophen / pamabrom systemic

Brand name:  Tylenol Women's Menstrual Relief

Drug class: analgesic combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Amethia Lo Off Label Rx X N X Add review Add

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic

Drug class: contraceptives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
CamreseLo Off Label Rx X N X Add review Add

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic

Drug class: contraceptives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Diurex Aquagels OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: pamabrom systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous diuretics

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

Synonym(s): PMS; PMT; Premenstrual Tension

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