Use of Clofazimine in Dermatology
September 2009 | Volume 8 | Issue 9 | Original Article | 846 | Copyright © September 2009
Paula Gurfinkel MD, Juliana Carnevale Pina MD, Marcia Ramos-e-Silva MD PhD
Due to its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, clofazimine has a wide spectrum for application in dermatology. The indications include neutrophilic, granulomatous and infectious diseases.
Although it is not the first-choice medication in most of the cases, clofazimine should always be considered among the therapeutic options in refractory cases.