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A 58-year-old female asked:

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

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology 69 years experience
Frequently: Placquenil causes sun sensitivity frequently and enough to take reasonable precautions such as sun screen SPF 50 or better, hats and sunglasses.
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Plaquinil: It usually does. Wear long sleeves as well as the precautions you are taking
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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