dapsone 100 mg belongs to a class of drugs known as anti-leprotic medicines. It is use to treat leprosy and acne. It works by stopping the growth of disease causing organisms in the body. It also helps to reduce redness and swelling associated with acne (commonly known as pimples).
dapsone 100 mg should be use in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be take with or without food, preferably at a fix time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.
Some people may develop a skin rash and fever as the side effects of this medicine. Please consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or persist for a longer duration. Use caution while treating patients with hypersensitivity to sulfa drugs.
USES OF DAPSONE TABLET
Treatment of Acne
BENEFITS OF DAPSONE TABLET
Dapsone Tablet is an antibiotic medicine that is use in combination with few other medicines to treat leprosy, an infectious disease that mainly affects the skin, eyes, nose and peripheral nerves.
It may take time to reach the effective dose as the medication is start at a low dose and increased slowly over time to avoid side effects.
However, once the effective dose is reach, it starts showing improvement in your condition within a few days.
Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully and avoid missing any dose to get maximum benefit.
In Treatment of Acne
Dapsone Tablet is an antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of bacteria causing acne on your skin. It may take several weeks before your symptoms improve so you need to keep taking this medicine even if it appears not to be working.
Sometimes acne may get worse before it gets better, however, with proper use, your skin will get clearer. The earlier you start taking it, the less likely you are to get scars.
SIDE EFFECTS OF DAPSONE TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Dapsone
HOW TO USE DAPSONE TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Dapsone Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW DAPSONE TABLET WORKS
dapsone 100 mg is an anti-leprotic medication. It works by stopping the production of folic acid in certain bacteria, thereby stopping them from growing.