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dapsone and hydroxy chloroquine

Laura Wuyts, Julie Dandelooy, Vasiliki Siozopolou, Julien Lambert, Olivier Aerts
INTRODUCTION: Jessner-Kanof disease (JKD), a lymphocytic infiltration of the skin, can be difficult to treat. Mepacrine (quinacrine), an anti-malarial less available in Belgium, may be beneficial. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Two female patients with biopsy-proven and therapy-resistant JKD, not responding to topical and systemic corticosteroids, (hydroxy-)chloroquine and/or dapsone, were treated with mepacrine 100 mg daily. RESULTS: In both patients an amelioration was observed during the first month of treatment, and clinical remission was obtained by the fourth month, without any side-effects...
August 10, 2016: Journal of Dermatological Treatment
W Raether, E Fink
Floxacrine (HOE 991), 7-chloro-10-hydroxy-3-(4-trifluoromethylphenyl)3,4-dihydroacridine-1,9-(2H, 10H) dion, shows a high level of antimalarial action against blood-induced infection of drug-sensitive and drug-resistant lines of Plasmodium berghei in mice, rats and Syrian hamsters. The drug is also a potent blood schizontocide against drug-sensitive P. vinckei strains in rodents and P. cynomolgi in rhesus monkeys. The CD50/CD90 values against the drug-sensitive P. berghei strain ascertained in the '28-day test' in mice were 4...
December 1979: Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
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