Is Dapsone by itself effective?

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Rainy cloud
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Date Joined Mar 2018
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   Posted 3/8/2018 1:16 PM (GMT -6)   
hello i am new to the forums. i tried many antibiotics but none of them i can stay on due to many side effects. surprisingly, i am able to be on dapsone.

my question:

is dapsone by itself effective?

does anyone here take dapsone by itself? thank you

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Date Joined Jun 2015
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   Posted 3/8/2018 1:19 PM (GMT -6)   
i take it with daraprim. dapsone is absolutely effective without anything else. its hurting my stomach but otherwise no other side effects.

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   Posted 3/8/2018 1:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Rainy cloud - welcome to our community.

Are you seeing a LLMD to guide your treatment?

We do encourage all new members read through the information contained in the thread: "New to Lyme?..Start Here!" It's packed full of useful information.

We've got a great group of people here - lots of support and knowledge.
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