Definitions for "Dapsone"
A drug that is used in the treatment of lupus skin disease and other types of skin problems such as dermatitis herpetiformis. The most common side effect of Dapsone is anemia (low blood count). A complete blood count (CBC) should be done regularly while taking this medication.
Approved to treat Hansen's disease. Used for the treatment of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP).
antibacterial drug used to treat leprosy and some kinds of skin diseases