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I have just changed my hrt prescription from femosten 1/10

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I have just changed my hrt prescription from femosten 1/10 to a patch - Evorel Conti. What is the difference between Evorel Conti and FemSeven Conti with regard to dosage. I am wanting to keep the dosage as low as is possible. I see that Evorel Conti is 3.2mg estradiol whereas FemSeven Conti is 1.5mg estradial. Please could you clarify the difference as I understand both deliver 50mcg over a 24 hour period.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. K. replied 3 years ago.
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Evoral conti. 50mcg estradiol and 170 mcg norethisterone daily
Fem seven conti. 50 mcg estrogen and 7 mcg levonorgestrel daily

the difference is only the type of progesterone. This is needed to protect the uterine lining from overgrowth and cancer in those women that have a uterus. The two patches are identical in terms of function and effect

the estrogen dose is exactly the same