Dapsone

Indications

  • Pneumocystis Jirovecii Prophylaxis (see Pneumocystis Jirovecii, [[Pneumocystis Jirovecii]])
    • Prophylaxis
    • Treatment

Pharmacology

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Administration

  • PO

Dose Adjustment

  • Hepatic
  • Renal

Cautions

  • Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) Deficiency (see Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency, [[Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency]]): dapsone should be used with great caution
  • Hemoglobin M: dapsone should be used with great caution
  • Methemoglobin Reductase Deficiency: dapsone should be used with great caution

Adverse Effects

Hematologic Adverse Effects

Pulmonary Adverse Effects

Toxicologic Adverse Effects


References

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