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

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Condition: Birth Control
6/5/2014 2:00:54 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I normally take Yaz, however CVS messed up my mail order and sent me Loryna. I had no choice but to take it seeing as CVS said they couldn't send me the new prescription until June 7th. I started taking Loryna and for about 3 weeks now I have had horrible spotting. It's annoying and frustrating. When I have intercourse it hurts and the day after I feel crampy and bloated. My mood swings ha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/1/2014 1:17:08 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I switched from Yaz to Loryna when the price of Yaz continued to rise to a point where it was no longer affordable for me. BAD IDEA! I stopped having a regular period (no period for multiple months in a row and then spotting at random and sometimes a full on period), started having bleeding during intercourse, horrible acne, and no libido. I am switching to something else as soon as my new insuran ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/21/2014 11:18:56 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I absolutely HATE this medication. I am in the same boat as many others here as CVS automatically switched me from Gianvi to Loryna. They NEVER told me they switched me so to my surprise when I opened the package and found this I was not happy. I have a constant bloating to the point where my ovaries feel like something is wrong. It thought it was my body adjusting but the problem is I haven't ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/21/2014 4:03:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I too was switched from Gianvi to Loryna at CVS. They told me it was no longer being made which is a complete lie. I've been severely depressed, have had really bad acne, mood swings, it's just been horrible these past few months since starting this pill. CVS should be ashamed of themselves! Please consult a doctor before switching medication! I will be going back to Gianvi and really hope ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/21/2014 10:52:50 AM

Reviewer: CstewChicago, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I cannot stress enough how this medication has ruined my life. I know that seems a bit extreme but as all these other ladies expressed I was also switched from Gianvi. I have been experiencing weight gain like crazy and I eat healthy/ am an active young woman....I gained 15 lbs. in 2 months to be exact. I have been dealing with acne that is indescribable and puts me to tears...and I am 29 mind you ... Show Full Comment

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