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User Reviews for Lysteda to treat Menstrual Disorders

Lysteda has an average rating of 8.6 out of 10 from a total of 19 ratings for the treatment of Menstrual Disorders. 84% of those users who reviewed Lysteda reported a positive effect, while 11% reported a negative effect.

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8.6/10 average rating

19 ratings from 19 user reviews.

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Reviews for Lysteda

Cel · Taken for 1 to 6 months March 9, 2020

“I took Lysteda for about 6 months and it stopped my menstrual completely.”

9 / 10
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Jasmine · Taken for less than 1 month February 29, 2020

“It’s been a year and a half since my tubal ligation and I’ve been having ‘a time’ with my menses. Sometimes I see them and sometimes they stay on for MONTHS. Well I’ve had enough. The doctor tried provera for 10 days and a birth control pill to help regulate my cycle and calm down some of the bleeding. It only made it worse. Yesterday, she prescribed Lysteda and I’ve only taken the first dose (2 pills) and I’m already seeing results!! (Less bleeding).... I was so scared to try it at first because of the side effects but I haven’t had any so far! ”

9 / 10
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Pushing 50 · Taken for less than 1 month January 27, 2020

“Consulted my Gyn due to heavier than normal periods - specifically on my second day (in the bathroom changing every hour to avoid bleeding through). I got concerned when I felt weak while on my period. Prior to using Lysteda (650 mg), I been using topical progesterone cream which was mostly helpful with establishing a more normal frequency of my cycles from every 18 to 21 days to 24-26 day cycles. I tried it this weekend when experiencing that second day flood. Just took 1 pill. It was a miracle! It really slowed down the flow: instead of every hour, only when I had to use the bathroom (about 4-5 hours). No side effects noted. I’ve been sharing this with everyone I know who suffers with heavy menstrual cycles.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month October 3, 2014

“Lysteda is amazing. I have menorrhagia caused by adenomyosis. I have dealt with disablingly heavy periods for nearly 10 years. I usually take two days off from work and wear diapers for the first two days of my period, waking up several times throughout the night to change. I also experience debilitating cramps and became severely anemic from the heavy bleeding. This is my first month on Lysteda. I just completed my third day of treatment, and this is the first normal period I have had in years - no diapers and no cramping whatsoever! My flow was so light that I only had to change my pad a few times on the heaviest day, and had no need for tampons. I highly recommend Lysteda.”

10 / 10
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GirliegirlWA · Taken for 1 to 6 months August 28, 2013

“I am 45 years old and have been suffering disabling heavy periods for about 6 years now. My doctor suggested ablation for my heavy periods but I wanted to try non-surgical remedies first. This medicine is AMAZING. I take 2 pills 3 times a day for 3 days (total of 18 pills). I start on the 2nd day of my period which is the heaviest. My period dries up and is over within 4 days. I have headaches on or off this medicine during my period so I cannot say for sure whether that is a side effect. I have my life back each month.”

9 / 10
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KimberlyE June 1, 2017

“This medication has been a life saver for me. I usually bleed so bad that I can't go anywhere when I have my period. I flood the whole time! My doctor prescribed this for my Disney Trip. What a lifesaver! My periods are much lighter and I have no side effects from this medication. Love it!!”

10 / 10
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Nothanks31 November 9, 2017

“Hi everyone, well it's obvious that this medication is not for everyone, but for me I gotta tell you that I am grateful that I took this decision. For years I been having the worse periods just like most of you,I couldn't go out due to my heavy days. It came to a point where I had to wear diapers to sleep and during the day. I suffer from multiple fibroids, one is 5cm. But when I was given my options, I decided to take listeda and try it for 3 months before a hysterectomy and it was the best decision ever. I went from gushing periods to almost spotting ones. The first day I tried, I was on my second day of menstrual and it was really bad. but I took the first 2 pills and within 30 mins my period just stopped. It was so lite I could not believe it.”

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Anonymous June 10, 2012

“I've been on Lysteda for 6 months and it really has saved my sanity. I didn't want to jump the gun with a review as I've had birth control pills work for a month or 2 then suddenly my period would come back as bad, if not worse, and lasted once for 41 days! The bleeding and clotting sending me to the bathroom every 30-45 mins has stopped, no more getting up in the middle of the night or changing the sheets at 4am and I've been very lucky with no side effects. 6 pills a day is a lot but considering the alternative of unstoppable bleeding, I happily take them. It's not a total miracle, I still have "heavy" days those would've been a good day for me in the past. It's worth it, I'm very happy with it.”

10 / 10
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el824 · Taken for 1 to 6 months November 26, 2018

“This medication is life-changing! I have uterus didelphys (double uterus) so I have an extremely heavy period. I would wear a super tampon and pad at the same time and have to change them every 1-2 hours. Hormonal birth control gave me some not-so-great side effects and interacted with some other medications I was taking, so my gyn suggested this. Thank god she did! I feel like I’m finally in control of my life again when I’m on my period- it’s light, predictable, and I don’t really have to worry about it. I’ve been using it for several months and I haven’t noticed any side effects.”

10 / 10
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kiki109 September 8, 2015

“First day on this med and I didn't expect it to work as fast as it did. Usually on my first day of my period I bleed so much. But even after taking the first two pills I saw the difference in blood flow. My last two pills for the day still I saw a significant decrease in blood flow. I didn't have any side affects at all my first day and time using this and hope that continues. So far this is the best medication for me and I'm happy.”

10 / 10
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J Baby July 20, 2017

“This medicine is a blessing I am 43 years old I eat healthy and exercise everyday except weekends. On March 15 2017 I was given the depot shot for my heavy bleeding BIG MISTAKE. From the shot I experience more bleeding and blood clots then I ever experience prior to me taking the shot. My bleeding continued for over 90 days I was admitted to the hospital for low blood and had to have a 4 pints of blood transfusion. On July 4 my doctor prescribed Lysteda I did experience some cramping and back pain but after 5 days of taking this medicine 3 times a day my bleeding stop completely now husband and I are much happier people!!”

10 / 10
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Tiskerri · Taken for less than 1 month September 11, 2016

“I had horrible reactions to this medication which landed me back in the hospital ER twice. Nine days later my body is still struggling to get this drug out of my system. I will never take it again. If you have a reaction to it, there is no reversing it. Use caution.”

1 / 10
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g-ma in cali October 21, 2011

“I was diagnosed with fibroids, a tipped uterus, and a small ovarian cyst -causing extra heavy and erratic cycles. I really don't want surgery so my GYN but me on Lysteda. I loved it for the first couple of months-- After the 2nd month, my cycle started occurring every 2-3 weeks. One month it did not happen at all. Then the last 2 cycles seemed to be normal - until the end, then they started all over again with clots and heavy bleeding. Back to my gyn. Looks like I may have to have the surgery afterall.”

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DebilitatingPeriods · Taken for less than 1 month May 6, 2017

“Let me just say last month from the evening of the 1st to the morning of the 3rd I used 50 pads !! A few tampons too ! I started lysteda on the evening of the 1st this month, yes it was lighter !! 28 pads in 2 days. Day 3 and 4 got heavier!! Today I had clotting like I've never seen in my 30 plus years of having a cycle (dollar bill size). The cramps were so bad I felt like I was in labor !! I do suffer from fibriod tumors, and anemia due to heavy bleeding . I'm having a hysterectomy next month, and my Dr wants me to take these pills again next month. I WILL NOT TAKE ANY MORE OF THESE PILLS !! NOT 1 MORE !!”

3 / 10
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Anonymous January 2, 2011

“Used for first time and it was great with slowing down the bleeding (literally shocked at how well) and allowed me the ability to carry on with life. The bleeding was lighter but still lasted 7 plus days. One major concern I had was in regard to passing clots. While normally heavy, I passed two extremely huge (much much larger than normal) clots. Hoping a result of just first time using.”

9 / 10
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Chanelley · Taken for less than 1 month December 11, 2015

“I am very pleased with Lysteda. My OBGYN prescribed this med for my heavy periods I've been suffering with since I had a tubal ligation in 2007. I have just completed my first cycle and I pleased to say I FINALLY HAVE A LIGHT TO REGULAR FLOW PERIOD. THANK YOU FOR THIS MED..LIFE SAVER!”

10 / 10
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Anonymous July 17, 2011

“I used it for the first time....and I have spotting on a pad instead of tons of clotting and lots of bleeding. I feel better and did not feel it caused headaches and I do get PMS migraines as before. I would recommend it. I had a DNC to help with my problem 3 months ago and last month I started clotting and heavy bleeding again. My doctor told me to try this, as birth control did not do anything positive and made me feel like I am pregnant and gain weight. I am grateful this works as on the heavy bleeding clotting days I would feel emotionally slipping into real depression. I am not depressed but the bleeding seems to bring erratic mood swings. This did help as the doctor said it should. I am not worried about blood clots as I do not smoke.”

10 / 10
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World dreamer August 2, 2018

“Hello, I have abnormal menstrual cycle. My cycle doesn't want to stop when it should. At age 51 I'm about done with this lol my Obgyn suggested that I take Lysteda so this was a choice given to me to take. I'm blessed to be pretty healthy but I despise taking meds I'm concerned about side effects. Should I be worried with Lysteda I don't take any other meds just minerals & vitamins. I wont lie I'm kinda afraid to take Lysteda I'm just a wuss when it come down to it. Is Lysteda safe? I am aware that this may be the last days of seeing another menstrual cycle ,which I am certainly ok with that.”

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Anonymous September 21, 2011

“I have been using Lysteda for the last six months. It worked great the first 3 months. But the fourth month I started having horrible lower back pain, the cramps came back but the flow was still light. However, the last two months, my cycle came within 2 weeks and I have my cycle again. According to the dosage and usage, I am unsure if taking it more than 5 days is recommended. I had my cycle for 5 days, it stopped for 1 day and started back up. Tried contacting my GYN but couldn't.”

4 / 10
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nagmom2012 · Taken for less than 1 month July 12, 2013

“I can sleep through the night. No more getting up twice to just let it all out and clean up the mess. No more running to the bathroom every two hours because I'm leaking through. I love this.”

10 / 10
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LenaBolden November 16, 2015

“Works very well for heavy bleeding during menstrual cycle.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous June 20, 2011

“Joint stiffness is worth it.”

9 / 10
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