Gynecology, Obstetrics and Perinatology

A comparative efficacy of methods of treating dysmenorrhea

Dysmenorrhea is the most common cause of applying to gynecologists among young women and girls. The pathogenesis of primary dysmenorrhea includes a decrease of progesterone effects, increase of prostaglandin, dysfunction of the central and vegetative nervous system. In examining 94 patients a comparative evaluation of the efficacy of pharmaceutical therapies for dysmenorrhea was carried out. A high efficacy of using didrogesterone (Dufaston®) in the dose 20 mg daily that persists even after the termination of the drug’s intake has been demonstrated.