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Definitions of B663

  1. A fat- soluble riminophenazine dye used for the treatment of leprosy. It has been used investigationally in combination with other antimycobacterial drugs to treat Mycobacterium avium infections in AIDS patients. Clofazimine also has a marked anti- inflammatory effect and is given to control the leprosy reaction, erythrema nodosum leprosum. ( From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1993, p1619)
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