Definition of Acedapsone

1. Noun. (pharmaceutical drug) An antimicrobial drug that is used to treat leprosy. ¹



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Medical Definition of Acedapsone

1. Acetylated sulfone that is slowly metabolised to give long-term, low blood levels of dapsone. It has antimicrobial and antimalarial action, but is mainly used as a depot leprostatic agent. Pharmacological action: anti-infective agents, antimalarials, leprostatic agents. Chemical name: Acetamide, N,N'-(sulfonyldi-4,1-phenylene)bis- (12 Dec 1998)

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ace of aces
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ace up one's sleeve
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acebrochol
acebutolol
acecainide
acecarbromal
aceclidine
aceclofenac
aced
acedapsone (current term)
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acefurtiamine
acefylline
acefylline piperazine
aceldama
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acellular slime mold
acellular vaccine
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