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Medications for Menstrual Disorders

Drugs associated with Menstrual Disorders

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

What is Menstrual Disorders: Menstrual disorders include painful, heavy or irregular periods.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Yaz Rx X N X 34 reviews
6.0

Generic name: drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol systemic

Drug class: contraceptives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Yasmin Rx X N X 10 reviews
6.0

Generic name: drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol systemic

Drug class: contraceptives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Lysteda Rx B N 12 reviews
9.0

Generic name: tranexamic acid systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous coagulation modifiers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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tranexamic acid Rx B N 31 reviews
8.0

Generic name: tranexamic acid systemic

Brand name:  Lysteda

Drug class: miscellaneous coagulation modifiers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Loestrin 24 Fe Rx X N X 41 reviews
5.0

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone Rx X N X 103 reviews
6.0

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Brand names:  Loestrin 24 Fe, femhrt, Balziva, Necon 1 / 35, Loestrin 1 / 20, Microgestin 1 / 20, Microgestin Fe 1 / 20, Estrostep Fe, Microgestin 1.5 / 30, Nortrel 1 / 35, Gildess Fe 1 / 20, Junel 1 / 20, Loestrin Fe 1 / 20, Dasetta 1 / 35, Cyclafem 1 / 35, Ortho-Novum 1 / 35, Alyacen 1 / 35, Femcon Fe, Gildess Fe 1.5 / 30, Ortho-Novum 7 / 7 / 7, Ovcon 35, Zeosa, Aranelle, Brevicon, Junel 1.5 / 30, Modicon, Necon 7 / 7 / 7, Alyacen 7 / 7 / 7, Briellyn, Cyclafem 7 / 7 / 7, Dasetta 7 / 7 / 7, Gildagia, Leena, Loestrin 21 1.5 / 30, Nortrel 7 / 7 / 7, Philith, Tilia Fe, Tri-Legest, Tri-Legest Fe, Tri-Norinyl, Wera, Wymzya Fe, Zenchent Fe

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Gianvi Rx X N X 10 reviews
5.0

Generic name: drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol systemic

Drug class: contraceptives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
femhrt Rx X N X 1 review
10

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Ocella Rx X N X 11 reviews
7.0

Generic name: drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol systemic

Drug class: contraceptives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol Rx X N X 69 reviews
6.0

Generic name: drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol systemic

Brand names:  Yaz, Yasmin, Gianvi, Ocella, Loryna, Syeda, Vestura

Drug class: contraceptives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Balziva Rx X N X Add review Add

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Necon 1 / 35 Rx X N X 1 review
8.0

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Loestrin 1 / 20 Rx X N X 1 review
8.0

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Microgestin 1 / 20 Rx X N X 4 reviews
6.0

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Microgestin Fe 1 / 20 Rx X N X 19 reviews
7.0

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Estrostep Fe Rx X N X Add review Add

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Microgestin 1.5 / 30 Rx X N X 1 review
8.0

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Nortrel 1 / 35 Rx X N X 1 review
8.0

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Gildess Fe 1 / 20 Rx X N X 5 reviews
7.0

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Loryna Rx X N X 4 reviews
5.0

Generic name: drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol systemic

Drug class: contraceptives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Syeda 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

 
Junel 1 / 20 Rx X N X Add review Add

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Loestrin Fe 1 / 20 Rx X N X Add review Add

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Dasetta 1 / 35 Rx X N X Add review Add

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Cyclafem 1 / 35 Rx X N X Add review Add

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Alternative treatments for Menstrual Disorders

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Menstrual 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 Menstrual Disorders.

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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.

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