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Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Topic Guide

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD): Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). PMDD is believed to be caused by the complex interactions of hormones produced by the ovaries during a woman's the menstrual cycle. PMDD symptoms include fatigue, mood changes, breast tenderness, hot flashes, irritability, and more. Treatment for PMDD typically involves medication and dietary supplements.

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Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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citalopram (oral) Citalopram (oral)

Citalopram is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).

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ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel Ethinyl Estradiol And Desogestrel

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

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 »

sertraline Sertraline

Sertraline is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Sertraline affects chemicals in the brain that m...learn more »

fluoxetine Fluoxetine

Fluoxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressant. Fluoxetine affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people wi...learn more »

danazol Danazol

Danazol is used to treat endometriosis...learn more »