If you are using one of these medications, it could be the cause of your heavy menstrual bleeding:

  • Anticoagulants /blood thinners (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, aspirin, coumadin, heparin)
  • Antidepressants
  • Antipsychotics
  • Corticosteroids
  • Herbs: ginseng, chasteberry, danshen
  • Hormonal contraceptives
  • Tamoxifen

This is only a partial list; talk to your doctor about your medications and the possibility that one or more of them may be causing HMB.