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A 25-year-old female asked:

I know that while taking vibramycin (doxycycline) i should avoid sun exposure..but when can i expose freely to sun after stopping the drug i.e.after how long?!

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 21 years experience
1 week: The half life of vibramycin (doxycycline) is 18 hours so it would be reasonable to be out of your system in 7 days. Good luck but still wear sun block.
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