Medicine Overview of Dapsone Tablet
Uses of Dapsone Tablet
Side effects of Dapsone Tablet
Nausea, Increased sensitivity to light, Itchy rash, Liver inflammation, Liver function abnormal, Anemia, Dapsone syndrome, Headache, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Jaundice, Loss of appetite, Tachycardia, Nerve injury, Tingling sensation of extremity, Vomiting.
How to use Dapsone Tablet
How Dapsone Tablet works
In Depth Information on Dapsone Tablet
Expert advice for Dapsone Tablet
- Dapsone should be used with caution in patients with heart or lung disease.
- Regular blood counts should be performed during treatment with dapsone to check incidence of hemolysis (breakdown of red blood cells).
- If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, but suffering from leprosy, your doctor may prescribe you folic acid supplements along with dapsone.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.