Dapsone side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Dapsone side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Dapsone. The review is based on 5,286 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Dapsone

Dapsone has active ingredients of dapsone. It is often used in dermatitis herpetiformis. (latest outcomes from Dapsone 5,467 users)

On Oct, 23, 2017

5,286 people who take Dapsone are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Dapsone side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • methaemoglobinaemia
  • white blood cell count increased
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • cardiac arrest
  • pneumonia
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • urticaria
  • pyrexia
  • tachycardia
1 - 6 months:
  • asthenia
  • methaemoglobinaemia
  • haemolytic anaemia
  • rash
  • respiratory distress
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • anaemia
  • oedema peripheral
  • death
  • renal transplant
6 - 12 months:
  • death
  • blood creatinine increased
  • lobar pneumonia
  • skin cancer
  • stomatitis
  • acute prerenal failure
  • alcohol withdrawal syndrome
  • anaemia
  • aphthous stomatitis
  • haemolytic anaemia
1 - 2 years:
  • pyrexia
  • acute hepatic failure
  • acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • pain
  • sarcoidosis
  • status epilepticus
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • adverse drug reaction
  • anal cancer stage 0
  • antibiotic level below therapeutic
2 - 5 years:
  • therapeutic response decreased
  • acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • aids cholangiopathy
  • blindness cortical
  • cerebral toxoplasmosis
  • bicytopenia
  • toxoplasmosis
  • anaemia
  • pupillary light reflex tests abnormal
  • squamous cell carcinoma of skin
5 - 10 years:
  • myocardial infarction
  • anxiety
  • dehydration
  • humerus fracture
  • non-hodgkin's lymphoma
not specified:
  • weight decreased
  • pyrexia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • vomiting
  • thrombocytopenia
  • pneumonia
  • weight increased
  • rash
  • renal failure
  • drug ineffective

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • pyrexia
  • rash
  • urticaria
  • methaemoglobinaemia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • pneumonia
  • drug ineffective
male:
  • weight decreased
  • pyrexia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • thrombocytopenia
  • vomiting
  • pneumonia
  • weight increased
  • renal failure
  • death
  • rash

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • foetal growth restriction
  • cerebral calcification
  • cutis laxa
  • plasmacytoma
  • pyrexia
  • syndactyly
  • synostosis
  • talipes
2-9:
  • methaemoglobinaemia
  • splenomegaly
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • colitis
  • cough
  • febrile neutropenia
  • liver disorder
10-19:
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • pyrexia
  • drug ineffective
  • epstein-barr virus infection
  • methaemoglobinaemia
  • spinal cord injury
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • abdominal pain
  • choriomeningitis lymphocytic
20-29:
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • vitamin b12 deficiency
  • abscess
  • anaemia
  • nausea
  • stillbirth
  • vision blurred
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
30-39:
  • pyrexia
  • weight decreased
  • thrombocytopenia
  • vanishing bile duct syndrome
  • rash maculo-papular
  • renal failure acute
  • tachycardia
  • nausea
  • neutropenia
  • stevens johnson syndrome
40-49:
  • weight decreased
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • renal failure
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • rash
  • thrombocytopenia
  • renal failure acute
  • sepsis
  • blood cholesterol increased
50-59:
  • pyrexia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • weight increased
  • rash
  • white blood cell count increased
  • pneumonia
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • methaemoglobinaemia
  • progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
60+:
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • weight decreased
  • pneumonia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • death
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • methaemoglobinaemia
  • rash
  • renal failure

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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