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What If I Forget a Dose?

Missing doses of Loryna increases the risk for pregnancy. What you should do depends on how many tablets you have missed and where exactly you are in your cycle. Refer to the patient information that comes with each pack of Loryna, or consult your healthcare provider if you are not sure what to do (see Loryna Dosage).

What If I Overdose on This Contraceptive?

Women who take too much Loryna may experience the following symptoms:
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Other menstrual irregularities
  • High blood potassium (hyperkalemia).
(Click Yaz Overdose for more information.)

Storage Methods

Keep Loryna tablets in their original package. The packaging is designed to help you remember to take the tablets each day. Keep the package at room temperature, away from moisture or heat.
Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.

Is There a Generic Version?

Actually, Loryna is a generic medication, equivalent to Yaz (see Generic Yaz).

Who Makes Loryna?

Loryna is made by Sandoz.

Available Strengths

Loryna comes in one strength, which contains 3 mg of drospirenone and 0.02 mg of ethinyl estradiol per active tablet (the first 24 tablets). The last four tablets do not contain any active ingredients.
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