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Sangestani G. Effects of Mefenamic Acid in Menorrhagic Patients Treatment who Consult Fatemieh Hospital - Hamadan. Avicenna J Clin Med. 2001; 7 (4)
URL: http://sjh.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-908-en.html
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This research is a descriptive  study  in which the  researcher  determines

  the treatment and side effects  of  taking mefenamic  acid in  patients  who

   suffer from menorrhagia in Hamadan , in 1993 .

         The total  number  of  studied  patients , using a  pilot study , have  been

   determined 100 persons. In order to obtain the  research goals , the amount

   of menstruation bleeding of each patients  during  control and study cycles

   were  measured  and  then compared . The  control cycle was without  any

   treatment, and the  study  cycle  was with taking mefenamic acid for three

   days (1500 mg/day).

         The   results   suggest  that , after taking  mefenamic acid , the bleeding

   reduction   in the  studied   patients  was  at  least  2%  and up to  64% . The

   average  menstruation bleeding reduction after taking  the drug was 37% .

   The  results  showed   that  the  most  common  side  effect  of   taking   was

   vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

         Mefenamic acid is effective in  reduction of this bleeding and it doesn’t

   have any serious and constant complications .

Type of Study: Original | Subject: Special

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