What is Leprosy?

Leprosy is a disease caused by bacteria. It can cause permanent skin damage if left untreated. Sores form on the skin and usually do not heal until months later. Leprosy is not highly contagious. Leprosy can cause skin lesions, muscle weakness, and nerve damage.

Treatment for leprosy includes taking a combination of different antibiotics. Common drug classes used to treat leprosy are sulfones and thalidomides.

Popular Leprosy Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Sulfones 64 See Prices
Thalidomides 4,889 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Leprosy Drug Classes

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