Janessa Smith, Pharm.D., BCPS, Paul A. Pham, Pharm.D.
Pediatric Dosing Author: Alice Jenh Hsu, PharmD, BCPS, AQ-ID
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  • Leprosy
  • Dermatitis herpetiformis
  • Acne vulgaris (dapsone 5% gel)


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

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Last updated: July 5, 2017