Shreeji Pharma International manufactures high quality Dapsone is a common antibiotic used to treat leprosy. Also known as diaminodiphenyl sulfone, it is a white or cream-white, crystalline powder that has no odor and tastes slightly bitter. Dapsone is insoluble in water.
How does it work?
Dapsone belongs to the sulfone drug class. The medication decreases swelling (inflammation) and stops the growth of bacteria. Viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu) will not be treated by this medication. Inappropriate or unnecessary use of an antibiotic can cause it to lose its effectiveness.
Applications Or where it is used:
A doctor prescribes dapsone when leprosy and skin infections occur. The pharmacist or doctor can give you more information if this medication is prescribed for another use.
How to use:
Among its many uses are treating a variety of skin infections including acne and leprosy. It is also used in the treatment of malaria. It is a veterinary antibiotic. Moreover, it is used as a chemical reagent and a hardener for epoxy resins.
Dosage of usage:
Adults should start with 50 mg daily, and children with smaller doses.
Symptoms of methemoglobinemia include the following:
Warnings and precautions while using this product
Dapsone may cause allergic reactions; tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have an allergy to it, or if you have an allergy to similar drugs such as sulfoxone. There may be ingredients in this product that can trigger allergic reactions or cause other problems.