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Leprosy

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Half-life of dapsone is: (LQ)



A 12 hours
B 36 hours

C 24 hours
D 6 hours

Ans. C
24 hours

Dapsone is a folate antagonist, and is used" in the treatment of leprosy. The daily dosage is 50 to 100 mg in adults. Dapsone is safe in pregnancy, and has a long serum half-life of about 24 hours.

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