Study: Pain Med Could Help Treat Hot Flashes In PMS

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — An old drug may become a new treatment for menopause.

A new study found Gabapentin, a drug used to treat seizures and pain, may help cool hot flashes in post-menopausal women.

Researchers found an extended release version of the drug decreased the frequency and severity of the flashes.

The drug could become the first approved non-hormonal treatment for menopause.

For more information on Gabapentin, click here.

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  1. Eleise says:

    you would be really surprised to know some dont know what PMS STANDS FOR SO IT WAS SMART TO SAY AND PRINT IT OUT…

  2. Taybor says:

    More Great Reporting…. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS), menopause…same thing right?? Good Grief.

    1. Rita McIntosh says:

      I thought the same thing! Shockingly uninformed and ignorant reporting.

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