High G6PD level
My grandmother suffered from bullous pemphigoid . through steriods it is cured now. Now to prevent this doctor prescribed dapsone tablet. For that she was told to do g6pd test. And the result was 18( high) . so can she have this tablet? Kindly advise.
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Kindly revert with these findings to your treating dermatologist . High levels usually means that  the person isn't G6PD deficient. But like I said, since I haven't looked at the test report, take the report to your dermatologist for interpretation.
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