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Durex condom reviews

4.1

10 reviews

Durex is a popular brand of male condoms. They are made of thin plastic and worn over the penis during sex - which is great as it protects against STIs.

During or before sex

Frequency

82% - 98%

Effectiveness

None

Blood clot risk

None

Effect on fertility

Durex condom

Durex condom benefits

Some of the benefits that are recognised in scientific research or guidelines for this contraceptive

Protects against STIs

How does the Durex condom work?

Durex condoms are sheaths made of latex or polyurethane that are worn on the penis during sexual intercourse.

Durex condom alternatives

Contraceptives that work in similar ways, or brands that have close or exactly the same hormonal ingredients


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4.1

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Used for 3 - 5 yr
22 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3 weeks ago

  •  Still using

I like to use them because they don’t affect you / if you have had bad experiences with hormonal birth control in the past

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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
28 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3 weeks ago

  •  Still using

My partner uses a male condom which comes with no symptoms as it is not harmonal. However, I struggle with intense ovulation symptoms that ranges from lower abdominal cramps to spotting in mucus. This started 3 years ago (age 25) and first occurred periodically but for the past year it has been almost every month. The mucosal spotting is not heavy and does not require pads. However, it use to last only 1-2 days but now it extends 3-4 days.


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Used for 5 - 8 yr
26 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3 weeks ago

  •  Stopped using

For me using condoms worked great and I had virtually no complaints during the years I used them.


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Used for 8+ yr
58 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3 weeks ago

  •  Stopped using

Simple but effective. It was the main form of contraception we learnt about at school and the one that was easily available, I switched between this and the coil until I had my babies. Some men may not want to wear one but then they are not people you should be sleeping with!


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Used for 8+ yr
38 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  29th Oct 23

  •  Still using

I have been relying on the male condom since my 11 year old daughter was born. Works effectively for me but can dampen the mood during sex.


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Used for 1 - 3 mo
20 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  12th Jul 23

  •  Still using

Durex mutual pleasure was not good at all !!! Bought a pack of 3 and all of them broke while i was wearing them


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Used for 8+ yr
41 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  21st Jun 23

  •  Still using

I feel compelled to write here after watching Davina McCall's programme Pill Revolution, which didn't mention condoms once! Condoms are a good option if hormonal contraception isn't working for you, and a necessity if you and your partner are not monogamous or have not had a sexual health check up. Even my shittiest ex was ok with using condoms after I made a conscious decision to come off the Pill, so ladies, don't lower your expectations!


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Used for 6 - 12 mo
21 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  21st Jun 22

  •  Stopped using

Interrupted sex and was uncomfortable.


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Used for 5 - 8 yr
23 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  25th Jan 22

  •  Still using

Very positive. Condoms allow for me to not need hormonal contraception and keep in touch with my cycle.


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Used for 8+ yr
42 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  7th Jan 22

  •  Still using

Condoms are great! Three types of hormonal contraception have all been disastrous. As long as you put it on right (one accident in 25 years), condoms are the business. No loss of sensation. No mess to clear up. No pregnancy. (Not to mention much reduced risk of STIs if not in a monogamous relationship.)


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