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As a combined oral contraceptive, Loryna contains a combination of two different hormones (an estrogen and a progestin). It is a generic version of Yaz. This prescription birth control pill works to prevent pregnancy by stopping ovulation, changing the cervical mucus, and altering the lining of the uterus. Possible side effects include breast pain, nausea, and headaches.
What Is Loryna?Loryna™ (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol) is an oral contraceptive (birth control pill) approved for the following uses:
- Preventing pregnancy
- Treating acne in women who also desire contraception.
Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, Loryna may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses this contraceptive will experience problems. In fact, most women tolerate it quite well.
- Breast pain
- Upper respiratory infections (such as the common cold)
- Vaginal yeast infections
- Vaginal discharge
- Nausea or vomiting.