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Does aspirin help for menstral cramps?

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Nov 10, 2020.

Official Answer


Aspirin may help menstrual pain.

Aspirin is in a group of drugs called salicylates. It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation. Aspirin is used to treat mild to moderate pain, and also to reduce fever or inflammation. It is sometimes used to treat or prevent heart attacks, strokes, and angina.

It is best taken with food and a glass of water.

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