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Sunscreen Lotion
Sunscreen - Topical


Sunscreens are used to protect the skin from the sun preventing sunburn, premature aging, skin reactions and reducing the risk of skin cancer.

ALTERNATE NAMES

Presun, Sunblock, Sunscreen, Sunblock Child, Active Sunscreen, Ultra Block, Sundown, Coppertone Shade Plus, Doctor S Choice Sunscreen-15, Active Sunblock, Childrens Sunblock, Sunblock Spf-15, Sunblock Spf-30
 
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sunscreen Lotion
Presun, Sunblock, Sunscreen, Sunblock Child, Active Sunscreen, Ultra Block, Sundown, Coppertone Shade Plus, Doctor S Choice Sunscreen-15, Active Sunblock, Childrens Sunblock, Sunblock Spf-15, Sunblock Spf-30

Uses
Sunscreens are used to protect the skin from the sun preventing sunburn, premature aging, skin reactions and reducing the risk of skin cancer.


Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light.
  • It is recommended to replace sunscreen products every year as they lose potency over time.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Sunscreen Lotion may be harmful if swallowed.

How To Use
  • Sunscreens are for topical use only.
  • Apply liberally to all exposed skin 30 minutes before sun exposure.
  • Reapply after swimming or excessive sweating.
  • Wear protective eye covering.
  • Use carefully when applying to the face.
  • Avoid contact with the eyes.
  • Use cautiously or avoid use on irritated skin.
  • Do not use on infants under 6 months old.
  • Children under 3 years should use a sunscreen with SPF of 30.

Side Effects
  • If a sunscreen causes redness or a rash, discontinue use.
  • Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about using a different type of sunscreen product.
  • Some sunscreen products may stain clothing.
  • Apply with caution.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • If you have any of the following health problems, consult your doctor before using Sunscreen Lotion: PABA allergy, benzocaine allergy, sulfa drug allergy.

Missed Dose
  • Apply sunscreens liberally and often when outdoors.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take including: skin products, sulfa-drugs, tetracycline, all antibiotics.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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