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started Loryna and for 15 days, I am still on my period?

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I just started Loryna and I have been on that pill for 15 days so far and for those 15 days, I am STILL on my period. It's a real dark red almost brownish in color (no odor) and it's not heavy enough to wear a tampon or pad. Just when I pee is when I would notice the problem. Should I make a doctor's appointment or wait it out?

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replied August 15th, 2011
Birth Control Answer A26017
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
The alteration in bleeding pattern, spotting, prolonged bleeding can be caused due to hormonal changes caused by the pill use. You can consider waiting and watching if you get into any proper period pattern. If the bleeding/spotting has continued for more than 10 days, you should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for thorough evaluation to look for the underlying cause. If needed, you might be changed to alternate low dose pills to help with controlling the symptoms. Be in regular follow-up and monitoring of your treating gynecologist/obstetrician. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.



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