I found that menstrual cups are eco-friendly. Are they more effective than sanitary pads?

Q. Are menstrual cups more effective than sanitary pads?

Answered by
Dr. J. N. Naidu
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Aug 04, 2022 and last reviewed on: Oct 03, 2023

Hello doctor,

I found that menstrual cups are eco-friendly as they can be reused. There are so many posts that make my mind switch to a menstrual cup. Are they more effective than sanitary pads? Kindly suggest.



Welcome to icliniq.com.

Happy to see someone thinking of eco-friendly products. Indeed menstrual cups should be preferred, especially by those using tampons. Menstrual cups can avoid a rare, dangerous toxic shock syndrome in people using tampons. It can be reused. Menstrual cup use should be encouraged as they are eco-friendly and reusable.

Thank you.

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