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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Loryna (28) oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
8/4/2014 2:10:15 PM

Reviewer: amandas80, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My pharmacy switched me from Gianvi (after about 2 years) to Loryna because they said it was no longer carried by their supplier. So I figured it was the same chemical makeup as Gianvi and started taking Loryna. After a few days of the active pills I noticed a lot of bloating and some mild pain in my abdomen. I dismissed it as gas from something I ate (I have IBS) and took a Gas X and went abou ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/1/2014 11:07:34 AM

Reviewer: manders7, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've been on Gianvi (the generic Yaz) for about 2 years now with no problems. This month the pharmacy gave me Loryna and told me that Gianvi wasn't available but Loryna was the same ingredients. So I compared packages and they are relatively the same. After 2 weeks of Loryna, I noticed my gut has been super temperamental!! I am so bloated all the time, gas pains build up and I can' ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/28/2014 3:48:03 PM

Reviewer: Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on Gianvi for several years. I do well with it. My acne is under control and my periods are very regular. I love it! However, like some of you I was taken by surprise when CVS just switched me to Loryna without my understanding of why. I was told two different stories, one: that they didn't carry it anymore and two: that it's the same medication just under a new manufactures na ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/23/2014 12:42:30 PM

Reviewer: meh28, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Like many others, CVS switched me from Gianvi to Loryna without my consent. I have tried many different types of bc in the past and Gianvi was by far the best. After taking Loryna for just one week I felt HORRIBLE. I had constant bloating, nausea, fatigue, anxiety, and depression. My acne (which had been gone on Gianvi) came back and I constantly felt like I would cry at any moment. I know that so ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/21/2014 4:45:57 PM

Reviewer: alriley19, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My pharmacy randomly changed my bc from giavani to loryna. They said they were both generic for yaz so i was cool with it, but afyer taking it for only 2 months i was unhappy with it. Ive been spotting the whole month and not just light spotting, like im on my period spotting. I should not be bleeding all month.

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