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Condition: Painful Periods
9/16/2014 5:12:01 PM

Reviewer: Catherine, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started taking this a few years ago when I had very heavy periods and was amazed at the result. With only one 250mg pill my period stopped for around 24 hours. It was a delight. A little less effective now but I usually only take on average 3/4 pills throughout my period as it has such good effect. A wonder drug!! And no side effects that I have noticed. I only wish I had discovered it at an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Painful Periods
9/6/2014 5:46:16 AM

Reviewer: caitlin16, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I suffer from the pain to the point where it wakes me up from sleeping so when i take the first dose it takes an hour or so to take effect whereas the second dose takes 10 or so minutes

Condition: Painful Periods
7/15/2014 8:45:16 AM

Reviewer: Angel help, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Why is this drug mefenanic given to woman who are trying to conceive & why do some doctors give it out so easily ??

Condition: Painful Periods
3/15/2014 9:31:59 PM

Reviewer: vasha13, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was prescribed to me for moderate to severe menstrual pain with no other complicating issues. Have tried it for 4 cycles now and it is absolutely useless for menstrual pain. I do better with naproxen.

Condition: Painful Periods
1/21/2009 1:08:02 PM

Reviewer: puddles, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i've been takin mefenamic acid tablets for about 18months for severe period pain. these work fantastic for me when nothing else seemed to. i've had no side affects from taking these. would strongly recomend...

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