Originally Posted by Sophia917
Does anyone else have excessive gas/constipation in the days leading up to their period? I've had this for years, and I'm trying not to totally revolt the new guy I'm dating. Is there a medication for this? I thought I saw an ad on tv for a PMS pill that aleviates gas and bloating (Rx only, I think) -- does anyone know what I'm talking about?
There are several over-the-counter remedies for gas and constipation. Gas aids usually have simethicone (such is Gas-X), and fiber therapies (Metamucil, FiberCon, etc) can help the constipation. If your cycle is regular, you can even start them a day or two before you know that your period is due.