Photosensitivity from medication is extremely damaging to sun exposed skin. It’s not simply that you can burn more easily, but that your skin is sustaining tremendous damage (regardless of the sun protection used) that will dramatically age your skin and significantly increase your chance of skin cancer formation over time.

For a list of sun-sensitizing, search A-Z below.

A

Acampprosate Alitretinoin Amiodarone Atazanavir
Accutane Allopurinol Amitriptyline Atenolol
Acetaminophen Almotriptan Amnesteem> Atorvastatin
Acetazolamide Alprazolam Amobarbital Atralin
Acetohexamide Altinac Amoxapine Atropine Sulfate
Actinex Amantadine Anagrelide Avita
Acyclovir Amiloride Anaprox Azatadine
Aldesleukin> Aminolevulinic Acid Anthrax Vaccine Azathioprine
Aleve Aminosalicylate Sodium Arsenic Azithromycin

B

Benazepril Bergamot Bisoprolol Butabarbital
Bendroflumethiazide Betaxolol Brompheniramine Butalbital
Benzthiazide Bexarotene Bumetanide
Benztropine Bimatoprost Bupropion

C

Capecitabine Chlorambucil Cinoxacin Colchicine
Captopril Chlordiazepoxide Ciprofloxacin Corticosteroids
Carbamazepine Chlorhexidine Citalopram Co-Trimoxazole
Carisoprodol Chloroquine Clavaris Cromolyn
Carteolol Chlorothiazide Clemastine Cyclamate
Carvedilol Chlorotrianisene Clofazimine Cyclobenzaprine
Cefazolin Chlorpheniramine Clofibrate Cyclothiazide
Ceftazidime Chlorpromazine Clomipramine Cyproheptadine
Celecoxib Chlorpropamide Clopidogrel
Cetirizine Chlortetracycline Clorazepate
Cevimeline Chlorthalidone Clozapine

D

Dacarbazine Desipramine Diltiazem Dong Quai
Danazol Dexchlorpheniramine Dimenhydrinate Doxepin
Dantrolene Diazoxide Diphenhydramine Doxycycline
Dapsone Diclofenac Disopyramide Duloxetine
Demeclocycline Difluisal Docetaxel

E

Efavirenz Epirubicin Estazolam Ethambutol
Enalapril Epoetin Alfa Estrogens Ehtionamide
Enoxacin Esomeprazole Ethacrynic Acid Etodolac

F

Felbamate Fluorouracil Flutamide Furazolidone
Fenofibrate Fluoxetine Fluvastatin Furosemide
Fluxuridine Fluphenazine Fluvoxamine
Flucytosine Flurbiprofen Fosinopril

G

 Ganciclovir Gentamicin Glipizide Goldenseal
Gatifloxacin Glatiramer Glyburide Grepafloxacin
Gemifloxacin Glimepiride Glycopyrrolate Griseofulvin

H

Haloperidol Hydralazine Hydroxychloroquine Hyoscyamine
Henna Hydrochlorothiazide Hydroxyurea
Heroin Hydroflumethiazide Hydroxyzine

I

Ibuprofen Indomethacin Interferons, Alfa 2 Isotretinoin
Imatinib Infliximab Irinotecan Itraconazole
Imipramine Interferon Beta 1-A Isocarboxazid
Indapamide Interferon Beta-1b Isoniazid

K

Kanamycin Ketoconazole Ketoprofen Ketotifen
Kava

L

Lamotrigine Lincomycin Lomefloxacin Losartan
Leuprolide Lisinopril Loratadine Loxapine
Levofloxacin

M

Maprotiline Meloxicam Methenamine Minocycline
Masoprocol Meprobamate Methotrexate Mirtazapine
Meclizine Mercaptopurine Methoxsalen Mitomycin
Meclofenamate Mesalamine Methyclothiazide Moexipril
Medroxyprogesterone Mesoridazine Methyldopa Molindone
Mefenamic Acid Metformin Methylphenidate Moxifloxacin
Melatonin Methazolamide Metolazone

N

Nabumetone Naprosyn Nefazodone Nitrofurantoin
Nalidixic Acid  Naproxen Nifedipine Norfloxacin
Naprelan Naratriptan Nisoldipine Nortiptyline

O

Ofloxacin Oral Contraceptives Oxcarbazepine Oxytetracycline
Olanzapine Oxaprozin

P

Paclitaxel Phenergan Pristique Protriptyline
Pantoprazole Phenindamine Procarbazine Psoralens
Paroxetine Phenobarbital Prochlorperazine Pyrazinamide
Penobarbital Pilocarpine Procyclidine Pyridoxine
Pentosan Pimozide Promazine Pyrilamine
Pentostatin Piroxicam Promethazine Pyrimethamine
Perphenazine Polythiazide Propranolol
Phenelzine Pravastatin Propylthiouracil

Q

Quetiapine Quinapril Quinethazone Quinine
Quinacrine Quinestrol Quinidine

R

Rabeprazole Renova Riluzole Rofecoxib
Ramipril Retin A Risperidone Ropinirole
Ranitidine Ribavirin Ritonavir Rue

S

Saccharin Sildenafil Spironolactone Sulfamethoxazole
Saquinavir Simvastatin St. John's Wort Sulfasalazine
Scopolamine Smallpox Vaccine Streptomycin Sulfisoxazole
Selegiline Sotalol Sulfacetamide Sulindac
Selenium Sotret Sulfadiazine Sumatriptan
Sertraline Sparfloxacin Sulfadoxine Sumycin

T

Tacrolimus Timolol Tretinoin Trimetrexate
Tartrazine Tiopronin Triamterene Trimipramine
Terbinafine Tolazamide Triazolam Trioxsalen
Tetracycline Tolbutamide Trichlormethiazide Tripelennamine
Thimerosal Tolmetin Trifluoperazine Triprolidine
Thioguanine Topiramate Trihexyphenidyl Trovafloxacin
Thioridazine Torsemide Trimeprazine
Thiothixene Tranylcypromine Trimethadione
Tiagabine Trazodone Trimethoprim

V

Valdecoxib Vancomycin Verapamil Vitamin A
Valproic Acid Vardenafil Verteporfin Voriconazole
Valsartan Venlafaxine Vinblastine

Y

Yarrow

Z

Zalcitabine Ziprasidone Zolmitriptan Zolpidem
Zaleplon