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Can Children and Teens Use Amethyst?

Amethyst is approved for use in women of reproductive age. This means that it is not approved for use in girls who have not yet had their first menstrual period.
 

Off-Label Amethyst Uses

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this product for something other than contraception. This is called an "off-label" use. At this time, off-label uses for Amethyst include treatment of the following conditions:
 
  • Acne
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Painful menstrual periods
  • Irregular menstrual periods
  • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
     
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