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Side effects ortho-cyclen -- anyone have darkening of the face while taking this?
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Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Yes
Chloasma, or darkening of the skin is a common side effect of oral contraceptive therapy.
It is usually not too noticeable and its appearance varies from individual to individual. It has been reported with all oral contraceptives.

In brief: Yes
Chloasma, or darkening of the skin is a common side effect of oral contraceptive therapy.
It is usually not too noticeable and its appearance varies from individual to individual. It has been reported with all oral contraceptives.
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