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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


Smith, Janessa, and Paul A Pham. "Dapsone." Johns Hopkins HIV Guide, 2017. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_HIV_Guide/545049/all/Dapsone.
Smith J, Pham PA. Dapsone. Johns Hopkins HIV Guide. 2017. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_HIV_Guide/545049/all/Dapsone. Accessed July 23, 2019.
Smith, J., & Pham, P. A. (2017). Dapsone. In Johns Hopkins HIV Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_HIV_Guide/545049/all/Dapsone
Smith J, Pham PA. Dapsone [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins HIV Guide. ; 2017. [cited 2019 July 23]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_HIV_Guide/545049/all/Dapsone.
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