Lawrence, NY
A 20-year-old female asked:

Is the withdrawal bleed during sugar pill on loryna (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) supposed to look like a regular period? i thought it's supposed to be less heavy, and shorter?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Can: Menstrual cycles tend to be lighter on birth control, but can vary person to person. The effects on bleeding may also not be as pronounced the first few cycles that the pills are being used.
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