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While going through menopause, many women may decide to put their copy of The Joy of Sex on the top shelf (or in pile to go to the resale book shop). It turns out that you may be making a rash decision.
A new HealthyWomen survey that polled 1,043 U.S. postmenopausal women ages 40 and older found that 56% said they experienced vaginal dryness while 26% reported experienced painful intercourse. Yet, postmenopausal women are describing a reluctance to discuss vaginal and sexual symptoms of menopausal, even though possibilities for relief exist.
"There appears to be a general reluctance to discuss or address the vaginal and sexual symptoms of menopause, unfortunately resulting in many postmenopausal women learning to live with these symptoms," said Dr. Laura Berman, an assistant clinical professor of OB-GYN and psychiatry at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, and one of the survey consultants. "The lack of communication around these common symptoms often cau...
Generic Name: PHENAZOPYRIDINE - ORAL Pronounced: (fen-ay-zoe-PIR-i-deen) Urinary Pain Relief Oral Uses
This medication is used to relieve symptoms caused by
irritation of the urinary tract such as pain, burning, and the feeling of
needing to urinate urgently or frequently. This drug does not treat the cause
of the urinary irritation, but it can help relieve the symptoms while other
treatments take effect. Phenazopyridine is a dye that works as a painkiller to
soothe the lining of the urinary tract.
How To Use Urinary Pain Relief Oral
Take this medication by mouth, usually 3 times daily after
meals or as directed by your doctor. If you are taking this medication along
with antibiotics for symptoms related to a urinary tract infection, or are
self-treating, do not take it for more than 2 days without talking to your
Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to
Inform your doctor if your condition per...
Generic Name: MAGNESIUM SALICYLATE - ORAL Pronounced: (mag-NEE-zee-um sa-LIS-i-late) Backache Pain Relief Ex St Oral Precautions
Before taking magnesium salicylate, tell your doctor or
pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to aspirin or other NSAIDs (e.g.,
ibuprofen, naproxen, salsalate); or if you have any other allergies. This
product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or
other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication should not be used if you have certain
medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or
pharmacist if you have:
severe kidney disease
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
aspirin-sensitive asthma (a history of worsening breathing
with runny/stuffy nose after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs)
poorly controlled diabetes
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