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

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Treatments taken by people with Menorrhagia

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

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
Pain (7)
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Treatment name(s)

(Mirena, Plan-B)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
Menorrhagia (7) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Pain (4) Menorrhagia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(APO-Cyclobenzaprine, Amrix, Fexmid) 3 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3) Insomnia (2)
2 more
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Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Anxious mood (3) Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(CPD Diclofenac 5% in Diffusimax gel, Cambia, Cataflam) 21 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(APO-Lorazepam, Ativan, Ativan SL) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Anxious mood (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Aplenzin, Budeprion SR, Budeprion XL) 12 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Depressed mood (2)

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)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
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)

(Mirena, Plan-B)
Perceived effectiveness
for Menorrhagia (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Abdominal cramps Acne 13 more
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Menorrhagia (7) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica, Maxgalin, Provelyn)
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)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
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)

(APO-Cyclobenzaprine, Amrix, Fexmid) 3 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Drowsiness
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
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)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Feeling strange
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Anxious mood (3) Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(CPD Diclofenac 5% in Diffusimax gel, Cambia, Cataflam) 21 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Gastritis
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(APO-Lorazepam, Ativan, Ativan SL) 7 more
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)
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Treatment name(s)

(Aplenzin, Budeprion SR, Budeprion XL) 12 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Depressed mood (2)

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 29
40s 37
50s 12
60s 2
70+ 0

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

98% Females
2% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 26
20-29 years 10
30-39 years 17
40-49 years 13
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 69
Not Diagnosed 15

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