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    Hi maybe this has already been asked if so can u direct me pls. When should I stop taking tetraysal antibotics before an IPL treatment and when can I restart? is it a couple of days before and after?

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    Dr Crouch said that for photosensitizing medication only a couple of days beforehand. After the treatment he felt it didn't matter as long as it isn't in the bloodstream during the treatment it will be fine.

    Things like grape seed extract should be stopped about 10 days pre/post treatment.

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