What Conditions does DAPSONE Treat?

  • leprosy
  • infection of the feet caused by Actinomyces bacteria
  • infection due to the parasite Toxoplasma gondii
  • pneumonia with a fungus called Pneumocystis jirovecii
  • Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia prevention
  • pyoderma gangrenosum, a condition where large painful skin sores form
  • chronic inflammatory skin disease marked by blisters
  • disease of the skin characterized by pus-filled blisters
  • pemphigoid, a blistering skin disorder
  • disease of the mouth and eyes marked by blisters
  • granuloma annulare
  • systemic lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune disease

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