Comparative study on Dysmenorrhoea Initial management system by Indian student and Zambians student in ITM University

  • Abdulrahman Nayyaf MK. University of Benin

Abstract

Dysmenorrhea is a common menstrual complaint with a major impact on women's quality of life, work productivity, and health-care utilization. A comprehensive review was performed on longitudinal or case-control or cross-sectional studies with community-based samples to accurately determine the awareness and/or management strategies adopted and effect of dysmenorrhea. Dysmenorrhea is a common menstrual complaint with a major impact on women's quality of life, work productivity, and health-care utilization. In this study, 150 female students having dysmenorrhea were examined for menstrual pattern, self treatment strategies and management and various symptoms of dysmenorrhea with questionnaire. 119(79.5%) females suffered from dysmenorrhea inslide of having regular menstrual cycles. Fixed drug combination of mefenamic acid and dicyclomine was mainly used by Zambians students while paracetamol is mainly preferred by Indian students. Self medication was generally practiced by Zambians female students while home remeady was practiced by Indian female students.

Published
2018-06-01
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