SUNSCREEN - Watsons Health

SUNSCREEN

Sunscreens are products applied to the skin to protect against the harmful effects of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays.

It prevents sunburn and protects skin against damage from ultraviolet (UV) light.

Do not use sunscreen if you are allergic to any ingredient in sunscreen. Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

The most common side effects of it sunscreen are acne and severe irritation. Some people may experience severe allergic reactions (hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); severe or persistent skin irritation. If this occur, contact your health care provider promptly.

Some medical conditions may interact with sunscreen. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any of the medical conditions below:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances

If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, call emergency hotline.

 

Available brands:

  • Aminobenzoic acid
  • Neutrogena
  • Shiseido
  • Natural sun SPF 40

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