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Generic: dapsone
It is used to treat a skin problem called Dermatitis herpetiformis
               



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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • bluish fingernails or lips
  • changes in vision, hearing
  • dark urine
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • fever
  • joint swelling
  • more or less urine passed
  • muscle weakness
  • pale skin
  • tingling, pain, or numbness in the hands or feet
  • unusual bleeding, bruising
  • unusually weak or tired
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • headache
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea, vomiting
  • stomach pain
  • trouble sleeping

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77 degrees F). Protect from light. Keep container closed tightly. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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