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Patients should be warned that Lamprene (clofazimine) may cause a discoloration of the skin from red to brownish-black, as well as discoloration of the conjunctivae, lacrimal fluid, sweat, sputum, urine, and feces. Patients should be advised that skin discoloration, although reversible, may take several months or years to disappear after the conclusion of therapy with Lamprene (clofazimine) .
Patients should be told to take Lamprene (clofazimine) with meals.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/5/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Lamprene Information
- Lamprene Drug Interactions Center: clofazimine oral
- Lamprene Side Effects Center
- Lamprene FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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