Melasma (freckles or darkening of facial skin especially under the eyes) is a frequent side effect of all oral contraceptives.
There's not much you can do to prevent it other than stop taking Aviane. The melasma usually fades after a few months.
You could see your doctor for a skin bleaching cream if it is particularly bothersome.Sunscreen is important to stop it getting worse.
- Aviane Information for Consumers
- Aviane Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Aviane (detailed)
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