According to WebMD and KidsHealth, one way to stop or relieve common period cramps is to take pain relievers. KidsHealth recommends taking them a bit in advance of when the cramps are expected to start. WebMD notes that ... More »

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Women can take a pain reliever, such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen or naproxen sodium, to stop menstrual cramps, preferably at the onset of a menstrual period or cramps, explains WebMD. Some women find relief with a heatin... More »

According to Mayo Clinic, you can relieve period, or menstrual cramps with over-the-counter pain relievers, prescription nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and oral birth control pills, depending on the severity of the... More »

Severe period pain can be treated using medications, such as antibiotics, antidepressants, pain relievers, anti-inflammatory drugs and birth control pills. Medications are usually prescribed after home treatment measures... More »

www.reference.com Health Women's Health Menstruation

According to Mayo Clinic, you can relieve period, or menstrual cramps with over-the-counter pain relievers, prescription nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and oral birth control pills, depending on the severity of the... More »

Women can take a pain reliever, such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen or naproxen sodium, to stop menstrual cramps, preferably at the onset of a menstrual period or cramps, explains WebMD. Some women find relief with a heatin... More »

Menstrual cramps can cause lower back pain during a woman's period, according to the National Institutes of Health. Painful menstrual periods are either primary or secondary dysmenorrhea. Primary dysmenorrhea is normal p... More »

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