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If you are going to take Loryna, make sure your healthcare provider is aware of any medical problems you have, including migraines, diabetes, or depression. Warnings and precautions with Loryna also include the potential risks for drug interactions, the safety of using this contraceptive if you are already pregnant or breastfeeding, and the potentially serious complications this contraceptive may cause for some people.
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Loryna™ (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol) if you have:
- High cholesterol
- Adrenal insufficiency
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Cancer (or if you have had cancer in the past)
- Yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin (jaundice) during a prior pregnancy or oral contraceptive use
- Gallbladder disease
- A history of blood clots or a clotting disorder
- Chest pain
- A history of a heart attack or stroke
- Unexplained vaginal bleeding
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, hepatitis, or liver tumors
- Problems with your heart valves
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure).
- Have an upcoming surgery
- Smoke cigarettes
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
- Are breastfeeding.