Analgesic effect is due to the relaxing effect that has on the uterus antispasmodics.One of the most popular drugs in this group is the "No-spa," which should take 1-2 tablets 3 times a day.The "No-Spa" is a cheaper analogue called "Drotaverinum."Another commonly used antispasmodic drug is "papaverine".

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

pain during menstruation is often due to increased production of the hormone prostaglandin.Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs inhibit prostaglandin synthesis, thereby arresting the pain.The most commonly used drugs in this group is "Ibuprofen".Also very popular painkillers such as "naproxen", "Nise" "Indomethacin" and "Ketorol."However, it s
hould be borne in mind that the frequent use of these drugs can cause problems with the stomach and intestines.

Combined painkillers

These drugs contain an analgesic and additives that enhance its effect.The basis of many of the combined drugs are paracetamol and analgin, the effect of which can be enhanced and strengthened by caffeine barbiturates.There are also combination pain relievers combining analgesics, antispasmodics, caffeine and barbiturates.

Among the most popular combination of pain medications such brands as "Solpadein", "Pentalgin", "Sedalgin", "No-shpalgin", "Kaffetin" "Panadol", "Ibuklin", "spazgan."

very effective combination analgesics are drugs that are a part of codeine.However, according to the Russian legislation, these drugs can be purchased only with a prescription from a doctor.

It should be noted that the combined pain pills have a number of serious side effects.Therefore, they should be taken only at the expressed painful syndrome.

When to see a doctor

moderate menstrual pain, causing slight discomfort and do not lead to a significant reduction in activity, are not cause for concern.Some women after the first birth is no longer experiencing discomfort during menstruation.

If during the critical days in women causing severe and prolonged pain, you should always consult a doctor.Especially worth wary if accompanied by pain and other unpleasant symptoms - migraines, great weakness, nausea, fever, heart palpitations and vomiting.

cause of severe pain during menstruation can be hormonal imbalance, inflammatory diseases of the urinary organs, cysts or physiological features of the structure of the uterus.Whatever it was treated very painful periods should only be a gynecologist.