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Dapsone (Dapsone) - Methaemoglobinaemia - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Methaemoglobinaemia (14)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Dapsone where reactions include methaemoglobinaemia. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Dapsone side effects in 74 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-20

Patient: 74 year old male, weighing 77.6 kg (170.6 pounds)

Reactions: Methaemoglobinaemia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dapsone



Possible Dapsone side effects in 21 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Austria on 2012-05-31

Patient: 21 year old male

Reactions: Methaemoglobinaemia, Pancytopenia, Pyrexia, Herpes Zoster, Bacteraemia, Brain Abscess, Cerebral Thrombosis, Thrombocytopenia, Candidiasis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dexamethasone

Infliximab
    Dosage: 5 mg/kg body weight
    Indication: Hidradenitis

Fosfomycin

Etanercept
    Dosage: 50 mg/week
    Indication: Hidradenitis

Cefotaxime

Moxifloxacin
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Bacterial Infection

Dapsone
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hidradenitis

Linezolid

Clindamycin
    Indication: Bacterial Infection

Ampicillin

Doripenem
    Indication: Bacteraemia



Possible Dapsone side effects in 21 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Austria on 2012-05-24

Patient: 21 year old male

Reactions: Bacteraemia, Brain Abscess, Methaemoglobinaemia, Cerebral Thrombosis, Herpes Zoster

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Etanercept
    Indication: Hidradenitis

Dapsone
    Dosage: daily, duration 730 days
    Indication: Skin Disorder

Infliximab, Recombinant
    Indication: Hidradenitis



Possible Dapsone side effects in 21 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Austria on 2012-05-24

Patient: 21 year old male

Reactions: Methaemoglobinaemia, Pancytopenia, Pyrexia, Herpes Zoster, Bacteraemia, Brain Abscess, Cerebral Thrombosis, Thrombocytopenia, Candidiasis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Etanercept
    Dosage: 50 mg/week
    Indication: Hidradenitis

Dapsone
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hidradenitis

Ampicillin

Clindamycin
    Indication: Bacterial Infection

Dexamethasone

Doripenem
    Indication: Bacteraemia

Infliximab
    Dosage: 5 mg/kg body weight
    Indication: Hidradenitis

Moxifloxacin
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Bacterial Infection

Fosfomycin

Linezolid

Cefotaxime



Possible Dapsone side effects in 21 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Austria on 2012-04-23

Patient: 21 year old male

Reactions: Bacteraemia, Methaemoglobinaemia, Brain Abscess, Cerebral Thrombosis, Herpes Zoster

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Etanercept
    Indication: Hidradenitis

Infliximab, Recombinant
    Indication: Hidradenitis

Dapsone
    Dosage: daily, duration 730 days
    Indication: Skin Disorder



Possible Dapsone side effects in 15 year old female

Reported by a physician from Australia on 2012-04-11

Patient: 15 year old female

Reactions: Intentional Overdose, Methaemoglobinaemia, Lactic Acidosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Azathioprine
    Dosage: small quantity
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Self-Injury

Prednisolone
    Dosage: small quantity
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Self-Injury

Methotrexate
    Dosage: small quantity
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Self-Injury

Dapsone
    Dosage: 7.2 g, single
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Overdose

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: small quantity
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Self-Injury



Possible Dapsone side effects in 21 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Austria on 2012-03-29

Patient: 21 year old male

Reactions: Bacteraemia, Brain Abscess, Methaemoglobinaemia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Etanercept
    Dosage: 50 mg/week
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Dapsone
    Dosage: 50 mg, daily
    Indication: Skin Disorder

Infliximab
    Dosage: 5 mg/kg body weight
    Indication: Hidradenitis



Possible Dapsone side effects in 15 year old female

Reported by a physician from Australia on 2012-03-14

Patient: 15 year old female

Reactions: Agitation, Confusional State, Methaemoglobinaemia, Lactic Acidosis, Intentional Drug Misuse, Overdose, Cyanosis, Tachypnoea, Haemolytic Anaemia, Sinus Tachycardia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: small quantity
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Drug Misuse

Prednisolone
    Dosage: small quantity
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Drug Misuse

Dapsone
    Dosage: 7.2g
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Overdose

Azathioprine
    Dosage: small quantity
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Drug Misuse

Methotrexate
    Dosage: small quantity
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Drug Misuse

Other drugs received by patient: Ascorbic Acid; Methylthioninium Chloride; Methylthioninium Chloride; Leucovorin Calcium



Possible Dapsone side effects in 15 year old female

Reported by a physician from Australia on 2012-03-14

Patient: 15 year old female

Reactions: Confusional State, Agitation, Methaemoglobinaemia, Lactic Acidosis, Intentional Drug Misuse, Overdose, Cyanosis, Tachypnoea, Haemolytic Anaemia, Sinus Tachycardia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Methotrexate
    Dosage: small quantity
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Drug Misuse

Prednisolone
    Dosage: small quantity
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Drug Misuse

Dapsone
    Dosage: 7.2g
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Overdose

Azathioprine
    Dosage: small quantity
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Drug Misuse

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: small quantity
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Drug Misuse

Other drugs received by patient: Ascorbic Acid; Methylthioninium Chloride; Leucovorin Calcium; Methylthioninium Chloride



Possible Dapsone side effects in 15 year old female

Reported by a physician from Australia on 2012-03-14

Patient: 15 year old female

Reactions: Confusional State, Agitation, Methaemoglobinaemia, Intentional Drug Misuse, Lactic Acidosis, Overdose, Cyanosis, Tachypnoea, Haemolytic Anaemia, Sinus Tachycardia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Azathioprine
    Dosage: small quantity
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Drug Misuse

Prednisolone
    Dosage: small quantity
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Drug Misuse

Dapsone
    Dosage: 7.2g
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Overdose

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: small quantity
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Drug Misuse

Methotrexate
    Dosage: small quantity
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Intentional Drug Misuse

Other drugs received by patient: Methylthioninium Chloride; Ascorbic Acid; Methylthioninium Chloride; Leucovorin Calcium



Possible Dapsone side effects in 7 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-01-11

Patient: 7 year old female, weighing 24.0 kg (52.8 pounds)

Reactions: Asthma, NO Therapeutic Response, Methaemoglobinaemia, Respiratory Distress

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dapsone

Other drugs received by patient: Zyrtec; Singulair; Prednisone



Possible Dapsone side effects in 19 year old female

Reported by a physician from Canada on 2011-12-08

Patient: 19 year old female

Reactions: Angioedema, Methaemoglobinaemia, Hyperglycaemia, Myopathy, Convulsion, Mood Altered, Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome, Haemolytic Anaemia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Prednisone TAB
    Administration route: Oral

Hydroxychloroquine
    Dosage: 400 milligram;

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 375 milligram;

Dapsone

Methylprednisolone
    Dosage: 240 milligram;
    Indication: Angioedema



Possible Dapsone side effects in 5 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2011-10-31

Patient: 5 year old female

Reactions: Methaemoglobinaemia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dapsone
    Dosage: 37.5mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia
    Start date: 2011-06-15
    End date: 2011-09-19

Dapsone
    Dosage: 37.5mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Leukaemia
    Start date: 2011-06-15
    End date: 2011-09-19

Dapsone
    Dosage: 37.5mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2011-06-15
    End date: 2011-09-19



Possible Dapsone side effects in 7 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2011-10-26

Patient: 7 year old female, weighing 24.5 kg (53.9 pounds)

Reactions: Methaemoglobinaemia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dapsone

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