Take a dose of Ibuprofen 3 to 4 times a day to get rid of pain caused during the menstrual periods. Care must be taken not to indulge in overdosage during a 24 hour period. Ibuprofen mitigates menstrual pain in women. It also reduces the flow of menstrual blood by almost 50%. Ibuprofen is said to have totally stopped the flow of blood when consumed by some women. Ensure you consult your Gynecologist before taking multiple doses of Ibuprofen or using it for extended periods of time.