Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Lamprene


Clofazimine is used together with other medicines to treat a form of leprosy (also known as Hansen's disease), called lepromatous leprosy, including dapsone-resistant lepromatous leprosy, and lepromatous leprosy complicated by erythema nodosum leprosum. Lepromatous leprosy is a more severe and contagious form of the disease, has widespread skin bumps and rashes (multibacillary leprosy), numbness, and muscle weakness, and may also affect body organs (eg, nose, kidneys, male reproductive organs).

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.