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Doctor insights on: Taxol And Sun Sensitivity

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Correlation between lymecycline and sun sensitivity?

Absolutely: This entire class of antibiotics often makes people sensitive to te sun. ...Read more

Photosensitivity (Definition)

Oversensitivity of skin to light. Photosensitivity can be a side effect of medications or result from diseases, such as lupus. Treatment depends on the severity of the reaction and the cause. Photosensitivity can be prevented by avoiding skin ...Read more


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Can celiac disease cause sun sensitivity?

Can celiac disease cause sun sensitivity?

Not directly, but...: People who manage their diet to avoid gluten may risk becoming deficient in a variety of necessary nutrients. It's possible to learn how to have a varied, full range of foods, but it takes time and interest. Sun-sensitivity is a symptom of pellagra (a Niacin (vitamin b3) deficiency). It can be quite serious so eat tuna, salmon, or ground beef if you can, or snack on peanuts daily. ...Read more

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Can escitalopram cause sun sensitivity as a side effect?

Can escitalopram cause sun sensitivity as a side effect?

It is not listed as: a side effect in several different medication websites. ...Read more

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I am on tindiazole and I have recently developed extremely sun sensitivity and a rash. Is this a common side affect and should I be worried?

I am on tindiazole and I have recently developed extremely sun sensitivity and a rash. Is this a common side affect and should I be worried?

Tindiazole: The drug is not known to be sun sensitive but one can develop rashes that appear similar to sun sensitivity such as steven johnson syndrome. ...Read more

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Do antipsychotics or ssris cause sun sensitivity, like increased likelihood of getting black spots. Does sensitivity levelonce medications are out body?

Do antipsychotics or ssris cause sun sensitivity, like increased likelihood of getting black spots. Does sensitivity levelonce medications are out body?

Some do: Many medications, including some of the ones in the classes you ask about, do indeed cause sun sensitivities, which can result in a variety of different rashes. Make sure you use sunscreen, and try to avoid direct sunlight. If it continues to be a problem, talk to doc about possible change of medication. ...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