Dapsone 100mg

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Dapsone 100mg

Generic: Dapsone Tablets IP 100 mg

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Dapsone is an anti-bacterial drug which has a bacteriostatic property; this medicine is used for the treatment of skin diseases by inhibiting the growth of the bacteria. This drug is also consumed with the other medicines for the treatment of Hansen’s diseases. This medication is not recommended for the viral infections

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Dosage

DOSAGE OF THE DAPSONE 100 mg:

The dosage is based on the age and diseases of the patients:

For the children:50 mg one time in a day.

For adult: take 50 to 300 mg one time in a day

For leprosy patients: take 100 mg with anti-leprosy drug regularly.

IN CASE OF OVERDOSE:

When the patient consumes more than one dose at a same time then the patient is facing such problems like changes occur in the vision or vision get loss, weakness, severe headache, skin get blue in colour, seizures, unable to learn more things, fever, and feeling of vomiting.

IN CASE OF MISSED DOSE:
If in case you missed the dose then take the missed dose as soon as possible. But if the time is come for next dose then take the next dose only, no need to take the missed dose. 

Side Effects

SIDE EFFECTS OF THE DAPSONE 100 mg:

Some side effects of the Dapsone are mentioned below:

Feeling of vomiting, burning, it may causes inflammation in the stomach, appetite gets loss, vision gets blurred, feeling of sleepiness, changes occur in the heartbeat, lips and skin get bluish, breathing gets fast, mood gets changes or patients get mental, ache is occurring in the chest, problems occur in the urinary, urine is dark, muscles ache, pain in the throat, irritating and swelling occur in the face, throat and tongue. Feeling faintness, fevers chillies, eye, skin gets pale in colour, and a very severe side effect is that blood count gets decreased.

precaution

PRECAUTIONS OF THE DAPSONE 100 mg:

Prior to the administration of this drug take some caution:

  • After using this drug do not drive or start any machine in which your attention is necessary.
  • Avoid the consumption of alcohol because it causes dizziness.
  • Take the medicine regularly without break the schedule.
  • Do not consume that food which is prohibited when you use the Dapsone for the treatment of dermatitis herpetiformis.
  • Do not take Dapsone with any birth control pills.
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Dapsone is the drug which is used as a remedy for the treatment of dermatitis herpetiformis (skin disorder). It is also used for the treatment of inflammations. It acts by blocking the growth of bacteria. Dapsone belongs to the class of Sulfone in the antibiotic medicine. It has also helped in the treatment of leprosy with the combination of other anti-leprosy drugs. It acts as sulphonamides abutting with bacteria and protozoa; it’s blocking the production of dihydrofolic acid through antagonism with para-amino-benzoate on the energetic site of dihydropteroate synthetase. The actions of anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial arenot same. During consumption of this dug it decrease the swelling by which it shows anti-inflammatory action.

USES OF THE DAPSONE 100 mg:

It is used in the management of dermatitis herpetiformis (skin diseases). When the patient consumes it with the anti-leprosy medications, it has also helpedin the treatment of leprosy. It also used to decrease the swelling.

CONTRAINDICATIONS OF THE DAPSONE 100 mg:

In some situations Dapsone is unsafe for the patients these conditions are given below:

  • It is contraindicated for the pregnant women and breast feeding mothers because it is harmful for the baby.
  • The patient is hypersensitive with any compound present in the Dapsone.
  • If the patient is suffering from such disorders like kidney or lung damage, anaemia, and porphyria.
  • If the patient is suffering from lack of glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase.
  • Patient is using any other medications for the treatment of dermatitis herpetiformis then no need to consume this medication.

DRUG INTERACTIONS:

Some drugs which are not prescribed with the Dapsone because these drugs interact with the Dapsone, these drugs can increase, decrease or inhibit the mechanism of action of Dapsone. These medicines are mentioned below:

Rifampicin, Rifabutin isantibacterial drugs, Nitrofurantoin, Pyrimethamine and Primaquine are the folic acid antagonists, and Saquinavir, Delavirdine,Atazanavir,and Indinavir are the anti HIV drugs.

STORAGE OF THE DAPSONE 100 mg:

Store this medication at a room temperature and away from the direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Store it in an airtight container.

DOSAGE OF THE DAPSONE 100 mg:

The dosage is based on the age and diseases of the patients:

For the children:50 mg one time in a day.

For adult: take 50 to 300 mg one time in a day

For leprosy patients: take 100 mg with anti-leprosy drug regularly.

IN CASE OF OVERDOSE:

When the patient consumes more than one dose at a same time then the patient is facing such problems like changes occur in the vision or vision get loss, weakness, severe headache, skin get blue in colour, seizures, unable to learn more things, fever, and feeling of vomiting.

IN CASE OF MISSED DOSE:
If in case you missed the dose then take the missed dose as soon as possible. But if the time is come for next dose then take the next dose only, no need to take the missed dose. 

SIDE EFFECTS OF THE DAPSONE 100 mg:

Some side effects of the Dapsone are mentioned below:

Feeling of vomiting, burning, it may causes inflammation in the stomach, appetite gets loss, vision gets blurred, feeling of sleepiness, changes occur in the heartbeat, lips and skin get bluish, breathing gets fast, mood gets changes or patients get mental, ache is occurring in the chest, problems occur in the urinary, urine is dark, muscles ache, pain in the throat, irritating and swelling occur in the face, throat and tongue. Feeling faintness, fevers chillies, eye, skin gets pale in colour, and a very severe side effect is that blood count gets decreased.

PRECAUTIONS OF THE DAPSONE 100 mg:

Prior to the administration of this drug take some caution:

  • After using this drug do not drive or start any machine in which your attention is necessary.
  • Avoid the consumption of alcohol because it causes dizziness.
  • Take the medicine regularly without break the schedule.
  • Do not consume that food which is prohibited when you use the Dapsone for the treatment of dermatitis herpetiformis.
  • Do not take Dapsone with any birth control pills.
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