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Dapsone-Induced Methemoglobinemia During Prophylactic Therapy for Pneumocystis jiroveci Pneumonia

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Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Description:

Dapsone is a sulfone antimicrobial agent that may be used to prevent Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in susceptible patients. Some patients may develop methemoglobinemia during dapsone therapy.

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