Patient Ratings for Desogestrel

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What are you taking Desogestrel for?

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  • Other
  • Acne Vulgaris
  • Endometriosis
  • Menstruation Disturbances

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  • A month or so
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Uses of Desogestrel


Desogestrel is used in the treatment of:

  • Acne Vulgaris
  • Endometriosis
  • Menstruation Disturbances

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Desogestrel Brand Names

Desogestrel may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Desogestrel Drug Class

Desogestrel is part of the drug class:

Desogestrel Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:


This is not a complete list of Desogestreldrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Desogestrel and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Desogestrel falls into category X:

It has been shown that women taking Desogestrel during pregnancy may have babies with problems. There are no situations where the benefits of the medication for the mother outweigh the risks of harm to the baby. These medicines should never be used by pregnant women.

Desogestrel Dosage

Take desogestrel exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Desogestrel dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Desogestrel is available in the following doses:

  • Desogestrel-ethinyl Estradiol 0.15 Mg-0.03 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Desogestrel-ethinyl Estradiol Biphasic Oral Tablet
  • Desogestrel-ethinyl Estradiol Triphasic Oral Tablet

Forms of Medication

Desogestrel is available in the following forms:

  • Oral Tablet