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Dapsone

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1.7  Effectiveness
6.4  Side Effects
5.6  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 17 Dapsone side effects and 4 Dapsone benefits.

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Effectiveness of Dapsone by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Dapsone, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 25% 50% 25% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 0% 75% 0% 25%
Blood Pressure 0% 25% 75% 0% 0%
Breathing 0% 25% 75% 0% 0%
Confidence 25% 0% 50% 25% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 0% 75% 0% 25%
Digestion 25% 0% 75% 0% 0%
Emotional Well-being 25% 0% 75% 0% 0%
Energy 25% 0% 50% 0% 25%
Eyesight 25% 0% 25% 25% 25%
Memory 25% 0% 75% 0% 0%
Mental Clarity 25% 0% 50% 25% 0%
Pain 0% 0% 75% 0% 25%
Patience 25% 0% 50% 25% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Skin Complexion 50% 0% 25% 0% 25%
Sleep 0% 25% 50% 25% 0%
Stress Level 25% 0% 50% 25% 0%
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Commonly Reported Dapsone Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Appetite Loss 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Blurred Vision 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Breathing Difficulties 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Change in Skin Coloring 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Cold Symptoms 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Confusion 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Depression 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Diarrhea 66.7% 0% 0% 0% 33.3%
Dizziness 33.3% 0% 33.3% 0% 33.3%
Dry Skin 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Fatigue 33.3% 0% 0% 0% 66.7%
Fever 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Gas 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Headache 33.3% 0% 0% 33.3% 33.3%
Insomnia 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Itching 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Mood Swings 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Muscle Cramping 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Nausea 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Sensitivity to Light 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Vomiting 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
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Less Commonly Reported Dapsone Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Blood in Urine 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Breathing Difficulties 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
Bruising 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Burning Eyes 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Chills 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Dark / Tarry Stools 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Depression 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Fever 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Jaundice 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Sore Throat 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Dapsone
Since taking Dapsone Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Hospitalization 9.1%
Seizure 9.1%
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User Comments about Dapsone
20 Jun 2012 it skinned me alive-failed my kindneys-ICU 4 days 3regular floor.Sopped me from walking for weeks for it was so painful to stand,i crawled to restroom in master bedroom.My sight is damaged-my skin is dark-dark spots in hands-memory short-107.6 fever was ice packed,could not eat for 4 1/2 days lost lots of weight. I AM NOT TO TAKE SULFER BASE MEDS---it's in my chart but he prescribed it,maybe MD youree is a angel of death for between him and the things he said to my husband on phone while i am in bed with 103 temp,not to be alarmed side effects will happen but he never said oh by the way your wife will be skinned alive,if only he would have just glaced at my chart he would have seen beware of this doctor, i have not seen a doctor since march 2012 and will die without seeing one for i am scared to death of doctors now,with all i went though no thanks for from sun up to sun down i was in servere pain-had to get pain pills to help with pain it numb it but it never stopped til skin started forming back,
   —Posted by Debramadblackwoman
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14 Jan 2011 side effects seem to let up, yet never fully go away......sores rapidly respond and have yet to return,,,,,
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