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Some medicines may cause your skin to sunburn more easily.
Medicines used for treatment on the skin (topical) or for the whole body
(systemic) can cause two types of reactions:
Examples of medicines that may cause your skin to sunburn more easily include:
If you are taking a medicine, it is important to know if the
medicine may cause your skin to sunburn more easily.
Some chemicals in common products can also cause
photoallergic reactions. These products include:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014
Current as of:
November 14, 2014
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
& H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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