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1. An antibacterial drug, C12H12N2O2S, used primarily to treat leprosy and some forms of dermatitis.
2. The Post reports that the wealth of information on the Internet has helped erode some of the stigma of the disease, which is easily treatable where the anti-leprosy drugs dapsone and rifampin are available.
3. Caught early enough, leprosy can be cured today with the antibiotics dapsone, rifampicin, and clofazimine.
4. In October 2002, we submitted a regulatory application to the UK Medicines Control Agency (MCA) for Lapdap (chlorproguanil/dapsone) for the treatment of the most life threatening type of the malaria.