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Does plaquinil always cause sun sensitivity? my husband and i have outdoors plans in two days. i plan to wear a hat and sunscreen.

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Dr. William Lages answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

Placquenil causes sun sensitivity frequently and enough to take reasonable precautions such as sun screen SPF 50 or better, hats and sunglasses.

Answered Sep 28, 2016

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Dr. Oscar Novick answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

It usually does. Wear long sleeves as well as the precautions you are taking

Answered Jun 20, 2014

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