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Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) CP has 3mg synthetic progesteron while microgynon contains only 150 micrograms.Why such difference if both contain 30micrograms synth.Estrogen?

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Dr. Jie Xu
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Different progestins

Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) contains drospirenone while microgynon contains levonorgestrel.
They are different forms of progestin so you can't compare the dosages directly.

In brief: Different progestins

Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) contains drospirenone while microgynon contains levonorgestrel.
They are different forms of progestin so you can't compare the dosages directly.
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