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Anonymous asked in HealthWomen's Health · 1 decade ago

About birth control pills?

what is the difference between "desogestrel" and "drospirenon" ?


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  • 1 decade ago
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    Main Entry: deso·ges·trel

    Pronunciation: "des-&-'jes-tril

    Function: noun

    : a synthetic progestogen C22H30O used in birth control pills in combination with ethinyl estradiol

    Drospirenone is a synthetic progestin that is an analog to spironolactone. Its molecular weight is 366.5 and its molecular formula is C24H30O3.

    The compound is part of certain birth control formulations.

    I tried looking it up at wikipedia but couldn' tunderstand it either.

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