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After I finish my prescription of bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) when is it safe to go out into the sun again?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 36 hours.

Use your judgement in terms of exposure, but bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) should effectively be out of system in 36 hours.
I do not believe that most patients strictly avoid sun exposure although the warning is there.

In brief: 36 hours.

Use your judgement in terms of exposure, but bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) should effectively be out of system in 36 hours.
I do not believe that most patients strictly avoid sun exposure although the warning is there.
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: TMP/SMX

24-48 hours should be sufficient, but wear sunscreen.

In brief: TMP/SMX

24-48 hours should be sufficient, but wear sunscreen.
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