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Dapsone
Essential medicine status
General description
Dapsone is an antibacterial agent active against a range of bacteria and used particularly in combination regimens for the treatment of leprosy (Hansen disease).
INN
Dapsone
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Leprosy
Therapeutic equivalent for
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Recommendations
Section
Antileprosy medicines
  • Oral > Solid: 100 mg tablet; 50 mg tablet; 25 mg tablet
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