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)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
10
Tried for
Pain (10)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Pain (5) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

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

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

(Ultram)
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
Insomnia (2) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Anxious mood (3) Insomnia (2)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Flexeril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (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
Total evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness Edema (fluid retention) 1 more
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
Pain (10)
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Treatment name(s)

(Mirena)
Perceived effectiveness
for Menorrhagia (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Acne breakout Back pain 4 more
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
Menorrhagia (5) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Apathy Cramps in toes 10 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
Pain (5) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Deep itching Dizziness (vertigo) 1 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Ataxia (lack of coordination) Better sleep 4 more
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
Anxious mood (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Dizziness Drowsiness 2 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Daytime sleepiness Fatigue 3 more
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
Insomnia (2) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Bipolar depressive episodes Dry mouth 3 more
Total evaluations
12
Tried for
Anxious mood (3) Insomnia (2)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Flexeril)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Drowsiness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (3)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Menorrhagia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Menorrhagia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 15
30s 35
40s 59
50s 21
60s 2
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 39
20-29 years 15
30-39 years 23
40-49 years 20
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

99% Female
1% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 97
Not Diagnosed 18

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