Product Information

Product nameDapsone
Structure
Cas NO80-08-0
Molecular Weight248.302
Molecular formulaC12H12N2O2S
Therap.Cat : Dapsone also known as diaminodiphenyl sulfone (DDS) is an antibiotic commonly used in combination with rifampicin and clofazimine for the treatment of leprosy. It is a second-line medication for the treatment and prevention of Pneumocystis pneumonia and for the prevention of toxoplasmosis in those who have poor immune function. Additionally, it has been used for acne, dermatitis herpetiformis, and various other skin conditions. Dapsone is available both topically and by mouth.