"Dapsone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A sulfone active against a wide range of bacteria but mainly employed for its actions against MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE. Its mechanism of action is probably similar to that of the SULFONAMIDES which involves inhibition of folic acid synthesis in susceptible organisms. It is also used with PYRIMETHAMINE in the treatment of malaria. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p157-8)
- 4,4'-Diaminophenyl Sulfone
- 4,4' Diaminophenyl Sulfone
- Sulfone, 4,4'-Diaminophenyl
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Dapsone" by people in Profiles.
Cutaneous Churg-Strauss syndrome: response to dapsone therapy. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Jul; 65(1):244-6.
Dermatitis herpetiformis. Part II. Diagnosis, management, and prognosis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Jun; 64(6):1027-33; quiz 1033-4.
Dapsone-induced methemoglobinemia: case report and literature review. Am J Ther. 2007 Nov-Dec; 14(6):585-7.
Dapsone in the treatment of persistent erythema multiforme. J Drugs Dermatol. 2006 Apr; 5(4):375-6.
Upper aerodigestive tract complications in a neonate with linear IgA bullous dermatosis. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2004 Jul; 68(7):965-70.
Pharmacokinetics of dapsone administered daily and weekly in human immunodeficiency virus-infected children. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1999 Nov; 43(11):2586-91.
[Pyoderma gangrenosum as a precursor of myeloid leukemia]. Hautarzt. 1995 Sep; 46(9):647-50.
Use of preventive interventions by persons infected with type-1 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1). The Pulmonary Complications of HIV Study Group. Am J Prev Med. 1994 Sep-Oct; 10(5):259-66.
Cicatricial pemphigoid in a 6-year-old child: report of a case and review of the literature. Pediatr Dermatol. 1984 Jul; 2(1):13-22.
Bullous eruption of systemic lupus erythematosus. Dramatic response to dapsone therapy. Ann Intern Med. 1982 Aug; 97(2):165-70.