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What's the difference between a progestin and progesterone?
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Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Biology
Progesterone is either produced in a woman's ovary or synthesized in a lab and is considered "bio-identical".
A progestin, as dr eun mentions, is biologically similar but not identical. But don't be fooled by the labels, "natural" and "synthetic". No plant ever produces progesterone! that is identical to a human woman's!

In brief: Biology
Progesterone is either produced in a woman's ovary or synthesized in a lab and is considered "bio-identical".
A progestin, as dr eun mentions, is biologically similar but not identical. But don't be fooled by the labels, "natural" and "synthetic". No plant ever produces progesterone! that is identical to a human woman's!
Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
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Dr. PAUL EUN
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Similar
Progesterone is a specific hormone produced in the ovary.
Progestin compounds are all molecules that have progestational effect which includes progesterone. Different progestin compounds have different biological activity.

In brief: Similar
Progesterone is a specific hormone produced in the ovary.
Progestin compounds are all molecules that have progestational effect which includes progesterone. Different progestin compounds have different biological activity.
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN
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