Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Clofazimine

Synonym(s): Lamprene

Introduction

Name

  • Clofazimine.

Class of drug

  • Human antileprotic drug.

Description

Chemical name

  • N,5-Bis(4-chlorophenyl)-3,5-dihydro-3-[(1-methylethyl)imino]-2-phenazinamine; 3-(p-chloroanilino)-10-(p-chlorophenyl)-2,10-dihydro-2-(isopropylimino)phenazine.

Molecular formula

  • C27H22CL2N4.

Uses

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Indications

  • Used in the management of mycobacterial infections including feline leprosy.

Administration

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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