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Painful Ovulation (Mittelschmerz) Topic Guide

Painful Ovulation (Mittelschmerz) Painful Ovulation (Mittelschmerz): Painful ovulation (mittelschmerz) is the pain that occurs during ovulation. Pain with ovulation may occur on one side of the lower abdomen, midway between menstrual periods, pain can occur every month and may last from a few hours to 2-3 days. Treatment for pain during ovulation include OTC anti-inflammatory drugs and prescription birth control pills.

Painful Ovulation (Mittelschmerz) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

ketoprofen Ketoprofen

Ketoprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ketoprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »

naproxen Naproxen

Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Naproxen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »

ibuprofen Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »