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It is active against a wide range of bacteria, but is mainly employed for its actions against Mycobacterium leprae, being used as part of multidrug regimens in the treatment of all forms of leprosy. It is a second-line medication for the treatment and prevention of Pneumocystis pneumonia and for the prevention of toxoplasmosis in those who have poor immune function. Additionally, it has been used for acne as well as other skin conditions. Moreover it is employed as an anti-inflammatory drug, anti-infective drug, a leprostatic drug and an antimalarial drug.
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Hazard Statements: H302-H373
Harmful if swallowed. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P270-P301+P312-P314-P330-P501c
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant