What is Menstrual Pain?

Menstrual pain occurs before and during menstrual flow. Symptoms include abdominal cramps, headache, nausea, diarrhea, and irritability.

Treatments include taking medication, applying heat to area of cramping, physical activity, and drinking plenty of water. A common drug class used to treat menstrual pain are NSAIDs.

Savings Tips for Menstrual Pain

  • Generic Celebrex Approved!

    June 03, 2014

    Generic Celebrex (celecoxib) has been approved by the FDA as of May 30, 2014. Teva Pharmaceuticals received exclusive market rights for 180 days on the 100 mg, 200 mg, and 400 mg capsules, while Mylan Pharmaceuticals has also been approved to market the 50 mg capsules.

    When will generic celecoxib be available?

    Mylan Pharmaceuticals plans to begin selling their 50 mg capsule at the earliest point it can, but not later than December 2014. See More

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Popular Menstrual Pain Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
NSAIDs 11 See Prices
NSAIDs 10 See Prices
NSAIDs 10 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Menstrual Pain Drug Classes

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