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Proprietary Chinese Medicines for Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (DUB)

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is a clinical difficulty that requires a prolonged period of treatment, and even after treatment, appropriate management is necessary to prevent recurrence. Proprietary Chinese medicines are formulated herbal products which are manufactured under standardization and modern techniques. Since they are relatively low in cost and readily available, TCM physicians like to prescribe them as long-term and supplementary options. For women with dysfunctional uterine bleeding, the products can provide general tonifying effects for their health, promote interaction between the reproductive organs and the endocrine system, and thus facilitate them have a smooth menstrual cycle. They can also be taken for reducing the health risks that come along with excessive uterine bleeding. Below are some of the popular ones that may be suitable for dysfunctional uterine bleeding.

Disharmony patterns

Suggested proprietary Chinese medicines (pCms)

Kidney deficiency (dizziness, ear ringing, lumbar and knee soreness, fatigue and urinary problem)

Rehmannia Pill Plus Anemarrhena and Corktree Bark
Kidney Qi Bolus
White Phoenix Bolus (wuji baifeng wan)

Spleen deficiency (paleness, breath shortness, poor appetite, loose bowels, sweating, palpitations and general weakness)

Restore the Spleen Pill
Tonify the Middle & Augment the Qi Pill

Yin deficiency and blood heat (dizziness, ear ringing, red cheeks, warm palms and soles, irritability, lumbar and knee weakness, insomnia and night sweats)

Consolidate Menstruation Pill (gu jing wan)

Excessive heat (mouth dryness, flushed face, dizziness, irritability, scanty urine and dry stool)

Lotus Leaves Pill (he ye wan)

Damp-heat (excessive and foul vaginal discharges, pain and distention in the lower abdomen, thirst, general heaviness, and even fever)

Gentian Liver-Purging Pill

Blood stasis (the blood is dark-purplish and has clots, pain in the lower abdomen that typically feels relieved after passing the blood clot, and a purple tongue)

Decoction for Removing Blood Stasis in the Lower Abdomen
Motherwort Herb Pill (yi mu wan)

Proprietary Chinese Medicines

In addition to being available as pills, these products can also be found as soft extracts, capsules, powders, syrups, tablets or granules. Find a reputable brand and carefully read the label before buying any drug.