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ID Q & A: Answers to Infectious Disease Questions Treating Spider Bites: Is Dapsone an Option?

ID Q & A: Answers to Infectious Disease Questions Treating Spider Bites: Is Dapsone an Option?

Q: Some studies suggest that orally administered dapsone is effective for infections caused by spider bites (eg, brown recluse spiders) in dosages of 4 mg/kg/d for 3 days. Can dapsone be used in children and, if so, at what dosage?

----Ishkhan Babajanian, MD Santa Rosa, Calif

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