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Atovaquone

(uh-TOE-vuh-kwone)

Atovaquone (Mepron) is a drug that is used to treat or prevent infections caused by certain protozoa, and other opportunistic infections in immunocompromised patients.

Most commonly, it is used in the treatment of infections caused by Pneumocystis carinii (PCP), Toxoplasma gondii and malaria.

It is available as a suspension that is taken orally.

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Special Instructions

If Your Child Misses a Dose

Possible Side Effects of Medication

Call Your Child's Doctor If:


Last Updated: 11/2013