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Clofazimine (Lamprene) Summary

Description: A fat-soluble riminophenazine dye used for the treatment of leprosy. It has been used investigationally in combination with other antimycobacterial drugs to treat Mycobacterium avium infections in AIDS patients. Clofazimine also has a marked anti-inflammatory effect and is given to control the leprosy reaction, erythema nodosum leprosum. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1993, p1619)

Also Known As: Lamprene; B663; B-663; G-30,320; N,5-Bis(4-chlorophenyl)-3,5-dihydro-3-((1-methylethyl)imino)-2-phenazinamine Show All >>

Networked: 463 relevant articles (44 outcomes, 54 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Clofazimine is Relevant

  1. Infection : 15 outcomes 5 studies in 65 results
  2. Leprosy (Hansen's Disease) : 9 outcomes 15 studies in 150 results
  3. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 35 results
  4. Tuberculosis (Tuberculoses) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 27 results
  5. Crohn Disease (Crohn's Disease) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 5 results
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Drugs Related to Clofazimine

  1. Rifampin (Rifampicin)
  2. Ethambutol (Myambutol)
  3. Rifabutin (Ansamycin)
  4. Clarithromycin (Biaxin)
  5. Dapsone
  6. Isoniazid (Ftivazide)
  7. Clofazimine (Lamprene)
  8. Streptomycin (Streptomycin Sulfate)
  9. Macrolides
  10. Steroids
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Therapies Related to Clofazimine

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy)
  3. Laparotomy
  4. Transplants (Transplant)
  5. Lasers (Laser)
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