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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Leprosy
  • Dermatitis herpetiformis
  • Acne vulgaris (dapsone 5% gel)

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • PCP prophylaxis.
  • Treatment of mild to moderately severe PCP (with trimethoprim).
  • Toxoplasmosis prophylaxis (with pyrimethamine and leucovorin).

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Last updated: November 7, 2011