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5 People found this comment helpful

I took Demulen for many years at the referral of a dermatologist, and it did help my severe acne. My libido wan't affected, and I seemed to not get PMS at all. Only complaint was that it is SO effective and such strong medication, it took me nearly a year to get pregnant after being off of it.

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1 People found this comment helpful

I used this medication to help with my Endometriosis and it made me have a period for 3 weeks and 1 week without. So needless to say it did not help at all, I do not know if it was effective as birth control because i wasn't sexually active when i was taking it

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Anonymous | 25-34 | Female | On medication for 6 months to less than 1 year | Patient
5/3/2014
Condition: Birth Control
Overall rating 5.0
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I love this birth control and will never switch! I'm not hormonal, have extremely light periods and ZERO PMS symptoms. I have been on about 5 different types including Tryclyclen, alesse, Aviane and IUD all of which I've had problems with. SO relieved to find something that works amazing for me. Also once the hormones regulated from switching- my skin looks much clearer. love this brand. Feel blessed to have found it.

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kssmek8 | 25-34 | Female | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
4/23/2012
Condition: Other
Overall rating 1.7
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I used this medication to help with my Endometriosis and it made me have a period for 3 weeks and 1 week without. So needless to say it did not help at all, I do not know if it was effective as birth control because i wasn't sexually active when i was taking it

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Anonymous | 19-24 | Female | On medication for 1 to less than 2 years | Patient
7/18/2010
Condition: Birth Control
Overall rating 5.0
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I was placed on Demulen after a series of other oral contraceptives. Overall, this medicine has worked the best for me. Although I am using it strictly for birth control, I noticed that I have much lighter and shorter periods. The biggest improvement I saw was with the symptoms of PMS. They seemed to disappear altogether, and my moods stabilized BIG time. Since taking oral contraceptives, this is the first time that I have felt normal, a.k.a. no nasty side effects.

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mamaof2 | 25-34 | Female | On medication for 5 to less than 10 years | Patient
11/23/2009
Condition: Birth Control
Overall rating 5.0
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I took this pill (the name brand) for 6 years without ever experiencing any side effects. It did take me about a year and a half to become pregnant after stopping this pill. I tried this pill again after the birth of my son. By then the name brand was no longer being made so I took the generic. It was not the same. I had horrible side effects and stopped taking it after 2 weeks.

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Anonymous | 25-34 | Female | On medication for 5 to less than 10 years | Patient
9/6/2009
Condition: Birth Control
Overall rating 4.3
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I took Demulen for many years at the referral of a dermatologist, and it did help my severe acne. My libido wan't affected, and I seemed to not get PMS at all. Only complaint was that it is SO effective and such strong medication, it took me nearly a year to get pregnant after being off of it.

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