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Condition: Birth Control
10/24/2013 5:58:53 PM

Reviewer: Grieving Parent, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Our beautiful 20 year old daughter died January 30, 2013 from a massive pulmonary embolism while taking Loryna (drospirenone and ethinyl). She was in otherwise perfect health. She had been on Loryna for 6 months. She died with perfect skin just as advertised & just as the fine print says on the folded warning sheet inside the box that nobody ever reads, an “elevated” risk of clotting in a stat ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/11/2013 3:22:51 PM

Reviewer: Anti-Loryna, 25-34 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:
The only reason I give 5 stars for Effectiveness and Ease of Use is because I haven't gotten pregnant. Other than that, this BC is HELL! I was previously on Gianvi before being switched to Loryna by my pharmacy (Which, by the way, they can't do unless they get your doctor's approval!) but that's another issue. I have been on this pill for 6 months now and I have gained 40 poun ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/20/2013 10:19:13 PM

Reviewer: Genie, 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:
I was taking Gianvi and have a similar story that the horrible Medco switched me to Loryna (should be Lorena- as in turns you into a crazy Lorena Bobbit Harpy). I figured I'd try it out since it was "the same." I'm tiny 4'10" and gained 20 pounds in 3 months (previously 115 lb). I actually was more active Bikram yoga, hockey, and martial arts x2 a week when I noticed the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/8/2013 9:33:55 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 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:
I took Loryna for about 9 months. My whole life shifted and I was moody and emotional all the time. My periods were awful I even had pieces of my uterus come out along with blood clots. Acne would come and go and terrible migraines. I definitely DO NOT recommend this for anyone. It maybe cheaper but I would rather pay more money and be myself with no migraines or my uterus falling out.

Condition: Birth Control
7/24/2013 12:29:46 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:
I was involuntarily switched to Loryna by my pharmacy after having been on brand Yaz for over 5 years with no issues at all...during the handful of months I've been on loryna I've gained weight (at least 8-10 lbs) have had horrible cyst-like acne breakouts and oily skin, and irrational unpredictable mood swings and crying episodes...loryna has been a godawful experience and the no copay fo ... Show Full Comment

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