Treatment of Leprosy


Multi – Drug Treatment (MDT) for PB Leprosy (Duration 6 months)
Supervised Monthly Dosage
Drug Adult Children 10 to 14 Children above 10 years
Rifampicin 600mg 450mg 300mg
Dapson 100mg 50mg 25mg
Unsupervised Dosage
Dapsone 100mg daily 50mg daily 25mgdaily

Multi – Drug Treatment (MDT) for MB Leprosy (Duration 12 months)

Supervised Monthly Dosage
Drug Adult Children 10 to 14 Children 6–9 years
Rifampicin 600mg 450mg 300mg
Clofazimine 300mg 150mg 100mg
Dapson 100mg 50mg 25mg
Daily Dosage
clofazimine 50mg 50mg alternate day 50 mg twice week
Dapsone 100mg 50mg daily 25 mg daily
Rifiampicin, Oflaxacin, Minocycline (ROM) treatment: discontinued as per Govt. India’s instructions