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A number of medications, such as certain antibiotics, barbiturates, and seizure medications, can cause Loryna drug interactions. Some of these reactions could decrease the effectiveness of this birth control pill, increasing your risk for unintentional pregnancy. Other reactions with this contraceptive may increase your risk for side effects or other complications.

An Introduction to Loryna Interactions

Loryna™ (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol) is a birth control pill used to prevent pregnancy. It can react with a number of other medications.
 
Some of the drugs that may cause interactions with Loryna include but are not limited to:
 
  • ACE inhibitors, such as:
 
 
  • Aminoglutethimide (Cytadren®)
  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), such as:
 
  
 
    • Amobarbital (Amytal®)
    • Butalbital (Fioricet®, Fiorinal®)
    • Pentobarbital (Nembutal®)
    • Phenobarbital (Luminal®)
    • Secobarbital (Seconal®)
 
  • Certain seizure medications, such as:
 
 
 
 
  • Potassium products, such as:
 
    • Potassium chloride (K-Dur®, Klor-Con®, Micro-K®)
    • Potassium citrate (Urocit-K®, Polycitra-K®)
    • Potassium gluconate
    • Potassium phosphate (Neutra-Phos-K®, K-Phos®)
    • Salt substitutes (used to flavor food)
 
  • Potassium-sparing diuretics, such as:
 
 
  • Protease inhibitors, such as:
 
 
 
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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