DAPSONE INDUCED RED MAN SYNDROME: CASE REPORT
Saish Alegaonkar, Sunil Kumar*, Priyansh Bhayani and Anuja Beralkar
Dapsone, an anti-inflammatory compound, is mainly used in the treatment of leprosy and a variety of blistering skin diseases. It may cause a severe adverse drug reaction with multiorgan involvement, dose-related methemoglobinemia and hemolytic anemia. Here we are reporting 50 year old man who was on dapsone for the treatment of leprosy developed red man syndrome. There is no known literature on this syndrome arising from dapsone.
Keywords: Dapsone, red man syndrome, adverse reaction.
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