Self-medication with antibiotics for the treatment of menstrual symptoms in southwest Nigeria: a cross-sectional study
- MENSTRUAL DISORDERS IN ADOLESCENTS. Dangal, G. // Journal of the Nepal Medical Association;May/Jun2004, Vol. 43 Issue 153, p152
The health problems of adolescents are very special. Menstrual disorders such as amenorrhea, abnormal/ excessive uterine bleeding, dysmenorrhea, and premenstrual syndrome are particularly common in adolescent girls. Although menstrual irregularities may be normal during the early postmenarchal...
- Bad periods: New ways to control cramps and PMS. Colino, Stacey // Redbook;Dec97, Vol. 190 Issue 2, p50
Discusses the findings of a research and presents several ways in treating premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and menstrual cramps. Rate of occurrence of PMS in women; Drugs for treating premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PDD); Tips on alleviating symptoms of PMS; Strategies in dealing with menstrual...
- DYSMENORRHOEA IN ADOLESCENCE. Mazza, Danielle // Practice Nurse;5/28/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p30
Presents information on the management of dysmenorrhoea, a painful menstrual flow, in teenage girls. Causes of dysmenorrhoea; Medications and treatment for the pain; Comparison between primary and secondary dysmenorrhoea.
- 'I've Got the Worst Cramps!' Minkin, Mary Jane; Hanlon, Toby // Prevention;Dec2002, Vol. 54 Issue 12, p100
Describes different ways for women to treat menstrual cramps. Recommendation of the over-the-counter pain medication naproxen sodium; Consideration of the application of heat; Need for exercise; Use of acupuncture.
- CSM rejects OTC bid then thinks again. Pedder, Cato // Pulse;11/15/2004, Vol. 64 Issue 45, p3
Reports that the Committee on Safety Medicines in Great Britain had rejected applications for an ophthalmic antibiotic and a drug for primary dysmenorrhea to switch to over-the-counter. Explanation of the Department of Health (DOH) regarding the drafting error committed in rejecting the...
- Antibiotic Use Down. // Pediatrics for Parents;2002, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p1
Highlights results of a study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the declining use of antibiotics by ambulatory care settings, family physicians and general practitioners.
- New Antimicrobials: The Right Answer for the Wrong Question? Osborne, Newton G. // Journal of Gynecologic Surgery;Fall2000, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p129
Discusses the emergence of species and strains resistant to antibiotics. Factors for the emergence and spread of new pathogens and resistant microbial strains; Need for measures to reduce the spread of dangerous pathogens; Effectiveness of oxazolidines antibiotics.
- Following Guidelines Under Stress. Ruef, C. // Infection;Oct2008, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p395
The article discusses a study published in the issue on the empiric use of antibiotics in the emergency room.
- Help for cuts, scrapes and burns. Farley, Dixie // FDA Consumer;May96, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p12
Focuses on over-the-counter (OTC) topical first-aid antimicrobials in the United States. Restrictions on use; Single-ingredient products; Combination products; Antiseptics. INSETS: OTC antibiotics, by D.F.;Labeling final rule..