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Amenorrhea Topic Guide

Amenorrhea Amenorrhea:

Amenorrhea, the absence of menstrual bleeding, can be either primary or secondary. Causes of amenorrhea include

  • problems with the hypothalamic organs,
  • problems with the pituitary organs,
  • problems with the ovarian glands and organs, or
  • functional causes (bulimia, anorexia, depression, etc.)

Treatment for amenorrhea is generally directed toward the condition that is causing amenorrhea.

Amenorrhea Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel Ethinyl Estradiol And Desogestrel

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ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel Ethinyl Estradiol And Levonorgestrel

Ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel is a combination birth control pill containing female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ova...learn more »

ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone Ethinyl Estradiol And Norethindrone

Ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone is a combination birth control pill containing female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovar...learn more »