A member asked:

Taking gestodene 0.075mg+ ethinylestradiol 0.02mg for 10 years . doc change to desogestrel 0.15mg+ ethinylestradiol 0.02mg. is the same for my body?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Devin Namaky answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Depends: The two prescriptions you are describing are both oral contraceptives. They have the same effect as far as contraception. They differ in side effects.

Answered 10/4/2016



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