[The position of drospirenone in premenstrual syndrome teratment]

M Havlín
Ceská Gynekologie 2006, 71 (1): 70, 72-3

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate influence of hormonal contraceptive drospirenone on premenstrual syndrome (PMS).

DESIGN: Overall summary of literature. AUTHOR AFFILIATION: ADC Sanatorium, Praha.

METHODS: Review of scientific studies and publications.

CONCLUSIONS: The author submitted current opinions on premenstrual syndrome, its classification, and treatment. The role of renin--aldosterone system in the genesis of PMS was described. Basic pharmacological characteristics of the remedy containing in one pill 30 mg of Ethinyl Estradiol (EE) and 3 mg of drospirenone are presented. Its therapeutic effects on somatic and psychological PMS symptoms are discussed.


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