Women's health

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder

(PMDD)

Top Medications for Premenstrual dysphoric disorder according to our users

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All Medications for Premenstrual dysphoric disorder

  • Paxil
    (paroxetine)
    Prescription only

    Paxil (Paroxetine) is good for treating depression and anxiety but it causes more weight gain, sleepiness, and withdrawal symptoms than other antidepressants.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Extended release tablet
    • Liquid
  • Prozac
    (fluoxetine)
    Prescription only

    Prozac (Fluoxetine) is good for treating depression and anxiety. It's more energizing than other antidepressants, but may not be the best choice for people who have trouble sleeping.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Delayed release capsule
    • Liquid
  • Zoloft
    (sertraline)
    Prescription only

    Zoloft (Sertraline) is good for treating depression and anxiety. It's more likely to cause insomnia and diarrhea than other antidepressants.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Liquid
  • Celexa
    (citalopram)
    Prescription only

    Celexa (Citalopram) is good for treating depression and anxiety. Might be less likely to cause side effects than some antidepressants, but not the best choice for people with heart or liver problems.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Oral solution
  • Effexor
    (venlafaxine)
    Prescription only

    Effexor (Venlafaxine) is good for treating depression and anxiety. May work when other antidepressants haven't, it's but more likely to cause side effects and withdrawal symptoms than other antidepressants.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Extended release
  • Kapvay
    (clonidine)
    Prescription only

    Clonidine is a non-stimulant option to manage ADHD symptoms and behaviors, but it can lower your blood pressure.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Extended release

Medication side effects for Premenstrual dysphoric disorder

These are some of the most common side effects from clinical trials for Constipation.

  • Zoloft: 8%
  • Paxil: 14%
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At this end, no one is expected to have Constipation

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At this end, almost everyone is expected to have Constipation

Tips, success stories, and coping strategies for Premenstrual dysphoric disorder

What tip would you give someone like me who was just diagnosed?
  • Try Yaz birth control. Changed my life.
What’s your best coping strategy?
  • Meditation, reading, listening to calming music during panic attacks
  • remembering that things pass
Besides medications, what else has worked for you?
  • Meditation