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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Loryna Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
3/25/2013 1:55:34 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have never in my life written a review on anything but I feel so strongly about this drug I feel others should be warned. I was on Gianvi for 2 years and loved it, I meet experienced any side effects from it. My pharmacy switched the Gianvi to loryna and told me it was the same thing but ITS NOT! I've been on it for a couple of months and since starting I've gained 7 lbs and have gotten ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/13/2013 9:53:50 PM

Reviewer: Pah, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on Giavani,then my insurance company just switched me to Loryna. I have taken it for 19 months, and I have now connected it to my stomach and intestinal problems. For the last 3 months, I get horrible stomach problems, distended abdomen and severe pain. And I have connected it to the first week of the pills. When I start a new pack, about 6 days later I get horribly sick with gastrointesti ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/7/2013 2:31:52 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Gained 30 pounds and felt nauseous all the time. uncontrollable food cravings and didn't even help with my acne

Condition: Birth Control
3/5/2013 12:36:53 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After reading most of these reviews, I no longer feel like I'm going crazy. The mood swings, the hunger, the constant underlying sadness, the breaking out... This pill does not work well with my system. I was on YAZ for about six years with no problems. I was sent Loryna and decided to give it a try for 3 months. I would rather be on no birth control than on Loryna. I've had a weight gain ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/25/2013 12:00:33 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I would not recommend this BC at all. To anyone. I was switched from Gianvi because health insurance wouldn't pay for it anymore. I had mood swings, loss of interest, snapped at everyone. I wasn myself- these pills caused me to have ar real breakdown- I had to take time out. Wouldn't recommend to anyone hoping to keep their sanity

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