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28 May: Summer’s Here! Do You Know Which Medicines Cause Sun Sensitivity?

Everyone loves summer, with its warm weather and fun in the sun, but did you know that some medicines don’t mix well with the sun? Yes, there are some medications that can cause you to burn badly or have an allergic reaction when your skin is exposed to the sun. If you are taking medication and like to spend time outdoors, then you should know which medicines that cause sun sensitivity and what you can do to protect yourself. Common Medicines That Cause Sun Sensitivity There are many medications that cause photosensitivity, both prescription and non-prescription. Antibiotics, antidepressants, and Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) are just a few. These are commonly prescribed medications or over-the-counter medications that people take every day. This…