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User Reviews for Aleve to treat Period Pain

Aleve has an average rating of 9.1 out of 10 from a total of 15 ratings for the treatment of Period Pain. 93% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 7% reported a negative effect.

Aleve Rating Summary

9.1/10 average rating

15 ratings from 16 user reviews.

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Reviews for Aleve

Honeybun · Taken for 5 to 10 years May 8, 2021

“I’ve always had horrible period pain which would ruin my day and sometimes I couldn’t eat because the pain was too much. Aleve has always been my go to drug ever since I started my period at age 14. Once I pop 2 pills within minutes the pain is gone and I feel so much better! Would recommend it to anyone!”

10 / 10
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bethmed August 12, 2011

“This medicine saved me. Starting about the age of 15 I began to experience menstrual cramps for the first time. It was the very worst pain I had ever felt at that time. Not content to only hurt in my lower abdomen the pain radiated all the way down the front of my legs to my ankles. I couldn't sit still. All I could do was pace back and forth crying. I couldn't find a single pain reliever that worked; we had the usual in the house, aspirin, ibuprofen, even Midol. Finally my mother became so worried she took me to the doctor. I thought I was going to have to be on some kind of strong prescription medication. What does he do, he returns to the room with about 50 samples of Aleve and it has been my miracle drug ever since.”

10 / 10
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Kay · Taken for 1 to 6 months March 28, 2019

“I have stage 4 Endometriosis and in turn have terrible period cramps. I took Advil for years, but found that it always made me nauseous and just feel really out of it. I finally took the suggestion on my friends who has bad period pain and took Aleve. I take 2 at the first sign of cramps and find that the relief lasts awhile. I use to take 4 extra strength liquid advils in 24 hours, now I can take 1-2 regular Aleves' and I don't get nauseous or feel weird.”

9 / 10
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Ang101 · Taken for 6 months to 1 year July 12, 2016

“Aleve is the only pain killer that really helps. I used to take a double dose of extra strong Midol and it would last me maybe 4 hours. With the Aleve I take 1 every 11-12 hours and I am good for the day.”

10 / 10
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SarM · Taken for 6 months to 1 year April 22, 2021

“Wow this is literally a lifesaver WOW. I swear I was in so much pain and I felt like I was just gonna pass out cause the pain WOULD NOT stop and when it kicked in I felt so much better. Thank you so much”

9 / 10
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Hildie89 November 14, 2017

“Aleve has been a miracle drug for me. I’m not one to write reviews on anything but I can tell you from my experience today that I was in so much pain from menstrual cramps that I was crying. I took two extra strength Tylenol and it took two hours to work and when it did work I still felt a lot of pain but still not as much as before. Then, I took two Aleve and it completely knocked it out.”

10 / 10
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Martha Martha July 17, 2015

“Swelling, tingling feeling on my tongue and hives shortly after taking this product. I remember taking it for period pain in middle school and had little issues, now I must stay completely away from it.”

1 / 10
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Isabell22 · Taken for 1 to 6 months August 13, 2018

“I too cannot believe how well Aleve works! I've had bad cramps, pain and misery that lasted for two days, interrupting my life every month and giving a feeling of dread each time 'that time' approached. My sister mentioned recently that Aleve helped her, so I tried it. For the second month now, I am able to function with pretty mild symptoms! It's a miracle. So happy to have found this!! Wish I'd known about it 10 years ago, to think the suffering was so simply solved. So grateful.”

10 / 10
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shukrani12 · Taken for less than 1 month September 27, 2018

“This is my first time using Aleve and it has worked wonders for me. I cannot believe how well it has worked so far! I have had severe cramps since I was 12 years and have tried so many pain relievers that haven't worked so well. I took 2 pills about 20 minutes after I started cramping and 20 minutes later, I was all good! For 24 hours! The third day is usually my worst but I took two pills and I was good for about 17 hours then I took 1 pill and I was good for another 9 hours. And it doesn't make me nauseated! So glad I found this, I just hope it keeps on working like this.”

10 / 10
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sparta197 · Taken for 2 to 5 years June 8, 2019

“Aleve is the ONLY drug that has worked for my horrible period pain!”

10 / 10
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Alycat001 October 17, 2013

“Aleve helps a lot”

8 / 10
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Karina Sam · Taken for less than 1 month November 19, 2015

“This is my go to drug every month for cramps. Love love love. I've had severe cramps ever since and as soon as I started taking this everything will go away in less than 15 minutes.”

10 / 10
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Bunny · Taken for 5 to 10 years March 29, 2019

“I've never had a bad experience with Aleve for period pain. I take it before my period even starts but if I do get cramps the day of, I can pop one, take a nap, and the pain is gone!”

10 / 10
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Hannah · Taken for 1 to 6 months June 16, 2019

“Aleve takes away almost all of the pain. More helpful than any other drug or method I’ve tried to help with period pain.”

9 / 10
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deedles · Taken for 1 to 6 months June 29, 2019

“This medicine works excellent for my period pain. Ibuprofen works good, but not as good as Aleve does. I am very happy. I never tried it for my headaches.”

10 / 10
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Lmc98 December 22, 2017

“Soon as I feel a little cramping coming on when my period starts I take 2 aleves and my cramps are gone for majority of the day if not the whole day.”

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