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Is it okay to take Panadol menstrual to soothe period cramps once or twice every month?

I've been experiencing more discomfort and worse cramps lately and tried taking panadol menstrual to ease the pain and discomfort. It does appear to help me in managing the pain, but I'm wondering if there are any side effects of taking the panadol once or twice every month? 
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Hi @curiousdaughter , it is generally safe to take panadol to relieve your menstrual cramps. Panadol is a safe medication as long as you keep to the dosage indicated - usually 2 tablets 3 to 4 times a day as needed. Panadol is prescribed even to young babies with fever, so it is a safe medication!
Panadol Menstrual contains panadol (paracetamol) and this component called pamabrom. Pamabrom is a mild diuretic, meaning it helps to relieve some water retention and bloating that can come during menstruation.
If your menstrual cramps worsen, I will advise you to consult a doctor. 
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