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How to stay away from side effects in sun with vibramycin (doxycycline)?

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Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine

In brief: Be careful

One should avoid sunlight if possible as much as possible while on this medication.
If you are out in the sun then you should use high spf sunscreen as well as skin protective clothing. Also stay out of midday sun if possible. You are at increased risk for sunburn while on this medication.

In brief: Be careful

One should avoid sunlight if possible as much as possible while on this medication.
If you are out in the sun then you should use high spf sunscreen as well as skin protective clothing. Also stay out of midday sun if possible. You are at increased risk for sunburn while on this medication.
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