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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of ponstel oral.

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Condition: Painful Periods
7/11/2014 1:39:44 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Been taking it on and off for 30 years. This is the best medication for painful menstral periods.

Condition: Painful Periods
4/1/2014 9:29:31 AM

Reviewer: SRGirl4Ever, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have had unexplained excruciatingly painful periods, more than most women, since my early 20's. (I am in my mid 40's now) ...As I grew older, especially during fertility treatments, where I was tested again for everything, and no sign of endo, cysts, etc,,,,, I still would have awful periods, with severe stabbing cramps, major gastro- intestinal upset, etc that greatly affected my life. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Painful Periods
12/28/2012 12:28:02 PM

Reviewer: Melinda, 55-64 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:
After suffering years of cramps as painful as my labor pains were when I finally had a child, and suffering nausea, diarrhea and high blood pressure during the first part of my periods, I read an article about a woman doctor who researched Ponstel. I took a chance. It was a lifesaver for me. As long as I took it at the first sign of cramps, it did a great job. If I waited too long, the hormone tha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Painful Periods
5/27/2011 10:03:52 PM

Reviewer: Sufferin'Sue, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have struggled with heavy menstrual bleeding and a laundry list of severe period symptoms for about 10 years (I am 43 now). I had an ablation about 5 years which reduced the heavy bleeding, it did not get rid of it completely, but it is manageable now. Over the last 5 years I have tried everything my OB/GYN has recommended for the pain/cramps etc. - vitamins, advil, naproxen, the pill, ponstel ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Painful Periods
4/4/2011 4:49:42 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I gave this medicine a year to try to help me. The gas and side effects were so bad I had to discontinue use. While it did help the pain, it caused more gastro problems and nauseau than pregnancy. I am having an ablation to try to help.

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