What is Hyland® Menstrual Cramps used for?
Hyland® Menstrual Cramps is commonly used for relief of symptoms of menstrual pain, cramping and irritability associated with the menstrual period.
Hyland® Menstrual Cramps may be prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
How should I take Hyland® Menstrual Cramps?
At the onset of symptoms, dissolve tablets under the tongue morning and evening until symptoms are relieved.
Follow all directions on your prescription label.
Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use this medication.
How do I store Hyland® Menstrual Cramps?
Hyland® Menstrual Cramps is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Hyland® Menstrual Cramps in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Hyland® Menstrual Cramps that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush Hyland® Menstrual Cramps down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Precautions & warnings
What should I know before using Hyland® Menstrual Cramps?
Before using this drug, tell your doctor if:
- You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
- You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, such as herbal and complementary medicines.
- You have allergy with any of active or inactive ingredients of Hyland® Menstrual Cramps or other medications.
- You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.
Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Hyland® Menstrual Cramps during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Hyland® Menstrual Cramps.
What side effects can occur from Hyland® Menstrual Cramps?
Seek medical attention immediately if any of the side effects become severe and you have one of following symptoms:
- Allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue)
- Symptoms persist for more than seven days or worsen, contact a licensed health care professional
Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
What drugs may interact with Hyland® Menstrual Cramps?
Hyland® Menstrual Cramps may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.
Does food or alcohol interact with Hyland® Menstrual Cramps?
Hyland® Menstrual Cramps may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
What health conditions may interact with Hyland® Menstrual Cramps?
Hyland® Menstrual Cramps may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Hyland® Menstrual Cramps.
What is the dose of Hyland® Menstrual Cramps for an adult?
Dissolve 2-3 tablets under tongue every 4 hours or as needed.
What is the dose of Hyland® Menstrual Cramps for a child?
The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
How is Hyland® Menstrual Cramps available?
Hyland® Menstrual Cramps is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- Tablet: Magnesia Phosphorica 12X HPUS, Colocynthis 12X HPUS, Cimicifuga Racemosa 12X HPUS, Pulsatilla 6X HPUS
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Hyland® Menstrual Cramps, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
Hyland® Menstrual Cramps. http://www.hylands.com/products/hylands-menstrual-cramps. Accessed February 19, 2017
Hyland® Menstrual Cramps. http://www.nationalnutrition.ca/detail.aspx?ID=1465. Accessed February 19, 2017
Review Date: September 12, 2017 | Last Modified: September 12, 2017