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How long after taking doxycycline can I go in the sun?

How long after taking doxycycline can I go in the sun?

Depends: Probably the effect wears off in about a week, but you should always be wearing an spf of at least 36-50 anyway! ...Read more

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How long after taking doxycycline can I go in the sun? I was very photo toxic

How long after taking doxycycline can I go in the sun?  I was very photo toxic

4-10 days: You should wait until your body has completly eliminated the medication. This is dependent on the dose, the half life and your bodies ability to eliminate the drug. If sun toxic then safe to wait about 10 days, wear at least a 30 sunblock when you go out. ...Read more

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Doxycycline: how long after taken until i can go in the sun?

Doxycycline: how long after taken until i can go in the sun?

4-5 days: The doxyclcline will be completely out of your system 4-5 days after taking the last dose. Avoid the sun and use sun screen for this duration. ...Read more

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How long after taking doxycycline do I have to stay out of the sun?

How long after taking doxycycline do I have to stay out of the sun?

Doxycycline sun rash: Doxycycline absorbs UV-A, so if you're outdoors when the med is in your system, you could wind up with a photosensitive rash. That rash can be nasty -so it's good to be careful. The half-life of the drug is about 20 hrs, and it binds to proteins in the body. Thus, after about 5 half-lives since you last took the drug, 'all of it' should be out of your system. That's 4-5 days as the other docs said ...Read more

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I have been taking doxycycline 100mg for 10 days and i am going on holiday in 11 days will i be able to go in the sun then?

Should be safe: Doxycycline can cause photosensitivity (increased susceptibility to sunburn), but usually it does not. If you've had it before and know you are susceptible, or if still concerned, you probably can go in the sun with a strong sun block cream. In any case, the drug should be gone and no risk a week or so after the last dose. Enjoy your holiday! ...Read more

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How long until i can go into th sun after taking doxycycline?

How long until i can go into th sun after taking doxycycline?

5 days: The half life (time to elimination of half the drug) of Doxycycline is long, 15-24 hours. The drug is not completely eliminated until 5 half lives after taking the last dose. I would wait 5 days after the last dose of Doxycycline until going in the sun and them use sun screen. ...Read more

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I am on 100mg doxycycline for 10 days and due to finish it on tuesday and go on holiday in 11 days am i ok in the sun then?

I am on 100mg doxycycline for 10 days and due to finish it on tuesday and go on holiday in 11 days am i ok in the sun then?

Duplicate question: From my reply yesterday: "Doxycycline can cause photosensitivity (increased susceptibility to sunburn), but usually it does not. If you've had it before and know you are susceptible, or if still concerned, you probably can go in the sun with a strong sun block cream. In any case, the drug should be gone and no risk a week or so after the last dose. Enjoy your holiday!" ...Read more

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How long after doxycycline be in sun?

5 days: The half life (time to elimination of half the drug) of Doxycycline is long, 15-24 hours. The drug is not completely eliminated until 5 half lives after taking the last dose. I would wait 5 days after the last dose of Doxycycline until going in the sun and them use sun screen. ...Read more

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How long for sun sensitivity to go away after stopping doxycycline?

How long for sun sensitivity to go away after stopping doxycycline?

About a week: Probably the effect wears off in about a week, but you should always be wearing an spf of at least 36-50 anyway! ...Read more

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Im on doxycycline and going on vacation. what should i do about the sun sensitivity. Should I as for a new rx or is sunscreen enough protection?

Im on doxycycline and going on vacation. what should i do about the sun sensitivity. Should I as for a new rx or is sunscreen enough protection?

Individual: if the doxycycline hasn't sensitized your skin from general use, then careful and persistent use of sunscreen should work just fine. if concerned check with your about another med fpr your condition ...Read more

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Taking doxycycline and was in direct sun for 6 hours today. How long will this burning and tingling in hands, arms and face stay? How to treat?

Taking doxycycline and was in direct sun for 6 hours today. How long will this burning and tingling in hands, arms and face stay? How to treat?

Hours: & feel like days... Benadryl and Pepcid (famotidine) (both together, generic ok) can help reduce the skin sensation, but it will have to run its course. Unfortunately you have proven yourself to be one of the sun-reactive people to doxy. ...Read more

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How long after taking doxycycline can cervicitis symptoms persist?

How long after taking doxycycline can cervicitis symptoms persist?

Varies: The symptoms may not be entirely due to the active infection but can also come from the damage incurred during the infection. A test of cure is important if the symptoms persist. ...Read more

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How long after taking doxycycline do you stop showingsymptoms of chlamydia?

Typically...: It takes 3-5 days. It is important though to keep taking the medication until it all gone, even after you have started to feel better. If you don't improve, you should go back the doctor, because you may have a resistant case. Remember, your sexual partners will need to be treated as well. ...Read more

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How long after taking doxycycline will i be able to continue taking my birth control again?

You can: To tell you the truth, no one really know if there is any problem or none. However, based on the knowledge of pharmacology, after you stop doxy, you should be able to resume your bcp without any serious side effect. ...Read more

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How long should I be off doxycycline before I go tan?

How long should I be off doxycycline before I go tan?

Three days.: Three days. But tanning is bad for the skin. Get "bronzed.". ...Read more

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How long does doxycycline takes to make symptons of chylemedia go away?

Few days: The symptoms should go away in a few days but you need to take the complete course of all the antibiotic to make sure the infection is completely cured. ...Read more

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