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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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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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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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