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Drugs for Treatment of Dysmenorrhea

Are you searching for medications to treat 'Dysmenorrhea'? Welcome to this page which serves as an archive for medications that are relevant to the treatment of Dysmenorrhea. The page includes both the generic and brand names and can serve as an invaluable resource for healthcare professionals and individuals who wish to get an insight on different medication options.
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Menstrual Cramps/Dysmenorrhea

Dysmenorrhea, menstrual cramps or painful periods is the commonest menstrual disorder. The causes are varied. Treatment aims at providing pain relief.

Brand Names and Generic Names of Drugs for Treatment of Dysmenorrhea

Acetaminophen or Paracetamol



Acetaminophen or paracetamol helps to reduce fever and to relieve a headache with mild to moderate pain.

Trade Names :
Temptal | Ultramol | Tempros (500 mg) | Amidol | Ultragin | Ifimol | Indamol | Dolo (500 mg) | Crocin Quik | P -500
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Aspirin



Aspirin is an analgesic and antipyretic, prescribed for pain, heart attack and fever.

Trade Names :
Disprin | Modlip ASP | Nitrofix -AS | Vasoprin 150 | Vasoprin SD | Ecosmin (150 mg) | Solosprin (75 mg) | Ismorin | Solosprin | Vasoprin LS
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Aspirin and Oxycodone



Aspirin and Oxycodone is used to relieve moderate to severe pain.

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Camylofin



Camylofin is used for the treatment of a migraine, pancreatitis (pancreas inflammation), dysmenorrhea (painful periods, or menstrual cramps), spasm pain, inflammation, biliary colic (when a gallstone temporarily blocks the bile duct) or renal colic (abdominal pain caused by kidney stones)

Trade Names :
Anaspas (50+50) | Anaspas (50+50) (Nicholas Piramal) | Anafortan (25+300) | Anafortan DS (50+500) | Carespas CP (300+25) | Anafortan (30ml) | Anafortan Syrup 30ml | Sumo Spas (100+50) | Anafortan N (100+50) | Anafortan (10 ml)
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Celecoxib



Celecoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, juvenile arthritis, menstrual pain, and other pain.

Trade Names :
Celedol (200 mg) | Celact -MD | Zecoxib (200 mg) | Orthocel | Orthocell | Celecap | J Flex | Zecoxib | Celcox | Orthocel (200 mg)
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Dexibuprofen



Dexibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed for moderate to severe pain such as dysmenorrhea, toothache, osteoarthritis.

Trade Names :
Sibet (200 mg) | Brutek | Sibet (300 mg) | Brutek (300 mg) | Brutek (400 mg) | Sibet (400 mg) | Brutek-P (500+300) | Dexigesic -P | Ibusoft (300mg) | Ibusoft (400mg)
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Diclofenac



Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) prescribed to treat mild-to-moderate musculoskeletal pain.

Trade Names :
Dicol Iv | Inac | Nac | Soludol | Naclo | Nac | Voveran SR | Inac Dt | Diclonac | Agile
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Estropipate



Estropipate is a crystalline form of estrogen, prescribed for symptoms of menopause, osteoporosis, excessive and painful vaginal bleeding.

Flurbiprofen



Flurbiprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAIA), prescribed for pain, tenderness, swelling, and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis (arthritis caused by a breakdown of the lining of the joints) and rheumatoid arthritis (arthritis caused by swelling of the lining of the joints), inflammation of eye, dysmenorrhea.

Trade Names :
Flurbired | Flubifen | Flurbired | Ofid | Proflur | Flubi Eye | Flurbin Eye | Flurbiren | Lumat | Flubigat Eye
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Ibuprofen



Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for mild to moderate pain, inflammation and fever.

Trade Names :
Ibupal | Ibular | Bren | Ibut-200 |   Bar | Fla-4 | Ibuprofen | Tricofen | Tricofen (400 mg) | Avibru
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Ketoprofen



Ketoprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAID), prescribed for mild to moderate pain, fever and inflammation.

Trade Names :
Redufen | Ostofen | Rhofenid EC | Rhofenid SR | Ketofen | Ketofen (100 mg) | Redufen (100 mg) | Rhofenid (2 ml) | Vofane | Lupiflex (4+50)
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Levonorgestrel



Levonorgestrel is a birth control pill, prescribed after unprotected sexual intercourse or suspected birth control failure.

Trade Names :
Norisk | 72 -Hours | No Chanse | Gynapill | Norlevo | Ecee 2 | G - Pill | OH!GOD | Nofear-72 | Nowill
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Meclofenamate



Meclofenamate is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for dysmenorrhea, pain, tenderness, inflammation, swelling and stiffness caused by certain types of arthritis.

Mefenamic Acid



Mefenamic Acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for dysmenorrhea and other pain.

Trade Names :
Dysmen | Abdrot-Plus® [Tab] | Dysmen 500® [Tab] | Dysmen Forte 500 mg/500 mg Tablet | Gefplus® [Tab] | Lenagesic® [Tab] | Mefac® [Tab] | Mefac® [Tab] | Mefacid | Mefacid® [Susp]
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Naproxen



Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for pain, fever, inflammation and stiffness due to various disease conditions.

Trade Names :
Naprosyn | Artagen | Movibon | Naprosyn | Xenar - Cr | Xenobid | Xenobid Gel | Arthopan | Arthopan (500+20) | Naxdom 250
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Nimesulide



Nimesulide is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed for painful inflammatory conditions, back pain, dysmenorrhea, postoperative pain, osteoarthritis, and fever.

Trade Names :
Affynim 100 | Agranim | Alsulide | Alsulide (50 ml) | Ana -MD | Anafebrin (60 ml) | Antipen (60 ml) | Askalide (60ml) | Auronim (10 mg) | Auronim (60 ml)
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Norgestimate and Ethinyl Estradiol



Norgestimate and Ethinyl Estradiol is estrogen and progestin combination, prescribed for preventing pregnancy.

Trolamine Salicylate



Trolamine Salicylate is a topical analgesia, used for the temporary relief of minor pain or inflammation in the muscles or joints associated with arthritis, simple backache, muscle strains, sprains and bruises.

Valdecoxib



Valdecoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and painful menstruation and menstrual symptoms.

Trade Names :
Vabra -SPD | Valofkam -P | Vectra -P | Vallet - P | Valdegesic -P | Valcox Plus | Parovi | Valk Plus | Valocity - P | Valdy -plus
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Valethamate



Valethamate is an antispasmodic agent; prescribed for dysmenorrhea, GI spasm, post-operation pain, tenesmus (incomplete defecation), urinary tract and bile stone colic.

Trade Names :
Epidosin | Osdil | Valemide - 8mg | Valthamet Bromide | Valosin | Valamate | Epidosin (1 ml) | Diloton (10+8) | Valosin (8 mg) | Epidosin (8mg)
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