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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for dysmenorrhoea

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Title
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for dysmenorrhoea
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, January 2010
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd001751.pub2
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Authors

Marjoribanks, Jane, Proctor, Michelle, Farquhar, Cindy, Derks, Roos S

Abstract

Dysmenorrhoea is a common gynaecological problem consisting of painful cramps accompanying menstruation, which in the absence of any underlying abnormality is known as primary dysmenorrhoea. Research has shown that women with dysmenorrhoea have high levels of prostaglandins, hormones known to cause cramping abdominal pain. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are drugs which act by blocking prostaglandin production.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 4 2%
Australia 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 162 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 34 20%
Student > Master 20 12%
Researcher 15 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 14 8%
Student > Postgraduate 12 7%
Other 37 22%
Unknown 36 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 65 39%
Nursing and Health Professions 15 9%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 12 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 11 7%
Psychology 6 4%
Other 16 10%
Unknown 43 26%