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

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128 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
4/14/2014 2:35:26 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
As other women had noted CVS Pharmacy had switched my pill from Gianvi to Loryna. I am so ANGRY! I am depressed, cry at the drop of a hat, and irritable. When asked, CVS claimed that switching my pill was legal! I don't care if it is legal they ruined my life for two weeks and if I was not in tune with my body it would have been longer. I called the doctor who is angry that they did this as I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/10/2014 7:19:02 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This has been the worst experience imaginable. I would never normally comment on any review page but I need to stress how badly this pill has effected me. Every woman's body is different and reacts to even the smallest pill change- but this was drastic. I was on Gianvi for years and never had any bad problems. My pharmacy told me Loryna is the same thing and switched me- I trusted them when I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/7/2014 4:30:57 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Gianvi for years and never had a problem, I loved it! Last month CVS switched me to Loryna (I had no idea)and it is the worst thing that has happened to me in awhile. I have horrible mood swings, cramps, acne (I've never had a problem with acne until now), weight gain and I cry FOR NO REASON AT ALL! My fiance immediately knew that it was the new birth control because it is extremely o ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/6/2014 3:57:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking Loryna for 2.5 months since my insurance no longer covered Beyaz (which I was very satisfied with). Mood swings and irritability have increased after starting this medication and have been horrible and well noticed by the boyfriend. I wake up and feel annoyed, without provocation. Also, I see weight gain listed on many comments-I'm insatiably hungry. As well I have had one y ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/16/2014 6:29:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on Mirena which made my skin feel like fish scales! and also he nuvaring which was easy but killed my sex drive and made me feel un-alive. switched to Loryna for acne issues plus facial fuzz issues and so far so good. first month I had a long heavy period but this month light timely period. I feel more alive, skin is clearer (although I have ditched big skin care and cosmetic companie ... Show Full Comment

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