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Dapsone

Description

Dapsone is a sulfone active against a wide range of bacteria. Dapsones mechanism of action is probably similar to that of the sulfonamides which involves inhibition of folic acid synthesis in susceptible organisms.

Medicine classification

ATC Code
Title
Class
J04BA02
Dapsone
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J04 Antimycobacterials → J04B Drugs for treatment of lepra → J04BA Drugs for treatment of lepra

Medicines

Drug
Countries

Canada United States

Product monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
DAPSONE Tablet
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
ACZONE Gel
MPI, US: SPL/PLR
US