Menorrhagia

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What is Menorrhagia?

Heavy menstrual flow is known as menorrhagia. It is characterized by excessive or abnormally heavy uterine bleeding during menstruation.

Common symptoms reported by people with Menorrhagia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Menorrhagia

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Mirena)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Menorrhagia (8) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
Pain (7)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
Pain (6) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Pain (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vicodin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Pain (4) Menorrhagia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Anxious mood (4) Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3) Insomnia (2)
2 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Anxious mood (3)

Data from patients with Menorrhagia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Menorrhagia

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Mirena)
Perceived effectiveness
for Menorrhagia (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Abdominal cramps Acne 14 more
How many evaluations
6
Tried for
Menorrhagia (8) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Worsening depression
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (7)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Apathy Cramps in toes 10 more
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Pain (6) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Deep itching Dizziness (vertigo) 2 more
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Pain (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vicodin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Brain fog Chronic constipation
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Pain (4) Menorrhagia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Feeling strange
How many evaluations
6
Tried for
Anxious mood (4) Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Constipation Daytime tiredness 3 more
How many evaluations
9
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Drowsiness
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Dry mouth Heart palpitations 1 more
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (3) Insomnia (2)
2 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Ataxia (lack of coordination) Dizziness 3 more
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (3)

Data from patients with Menorrhagia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Menorrhagia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 10
30s 31
40s 40
50s 13
60s 2
70+ 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

98% Female
2% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 29
20-29 years 10
30-39 years 19
40-49 years 14
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 75
Not Diagnosed 15

These charts show data from Menorrhagia patients who have completed their condition history
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