Synonyms for polymenorrhea or Related words with polymenorrhea
Examples of "polymenorrhea"
" is the medical term for cycles with intervals of 21 days or fewer.
Alternatively, a single menstruation period may be defined as irregular if it is shorter than 21 days or longer than 36 days. If they are regularly shorter than 21 days or longer than 36 (or 35) days, the condition is termed
or oligomenorrhea, respectively.
Very little flow (less than 10 ml) is called "hypomenorrhea". Regular cycles with intervals of 21 days or fewer are "
"; frequent but irregular menstruation is known as "metrorrhagia". Sudden heavy flows or amounts greater than 80 ml are termed "menorrhagia". Heavy menstruation that occurs frequently and irregularly is "menometrorrhagia". The term for cycles with intervals exceeding 35 days is "oligomenorrhea". Amenorrhea refers to more than three to six months without menses (while not being pregnant) during a woman's reproductive years.
Chlormadinone acetate (abbreviated as CMA) (INN, USAN, BAN, JAN) (sold under brand names including Clordion, Gestafortin, Lormin, Non-Ovlon, Normenon, Verton, and many others), and also known as 17α-acetoxy-6-chloro-6-dehydroprogesterone, is a steroidal progestin with additional antiandrogen and antigonadotropic (and by extension antiestrogenic) effects. CMA has been used in the treatment of vaginal bleeding, oligomenorrhea,
, hypermenorrhea, secondary amenorrhea, and endometriosis. It has also been used clinically as a hormonal contraceptive, and in part due to its capacity to lower estrogen levels, but also for improved effectiveness in contraception, chlormadinone has frequently been combined with ethinylestradiol for this purpose.
Flumedroxone acetate is said to have weak or slight progestogenic activity without other hormonal activity (including estrogenic, antiestrogenic, androgenic, anabolic, or glucocorticoid). It has been assessed in over 1,000 patients for the treatment of migraine, with effectiveness ranging from excellent to less than that of the reference antimigraine drug methysergide. In keeping with its progestogenic activity, flumedroxone acetate produces menstrual irregularities, namely
, and breast tension as side effects in women. Other progestogens including medroxyprogesterone acetate, lynestrenol, allylestrenol, dydrogesterone, and normethandrone have also been found to be effective for migraine in a high percentage of women.
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