Also known as Aczone
Dapsone (diamino-diphenyl sulfone) is an antibacterial most commonly used in combination with rifampicin and clofazimine as multidrug therapy (MDT) for the treatment of Mycobacterium leprae infections (leprosy). It is also second-line treatment for prophylaxis (prevention) against Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) caused by Pneumocystis jirovecii (formerly P. carinii) in HIV patients in whom CD4 counts are below 200/mm3.Source: Wikipedia
Estimated Total Cost: $40.47 for an average of 28 days supply
Patients are most commonly prescribed dapsone to treat human immunodeficiency virus infection (hiv), leukemia, viral hepatitis, and lymphoma.