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atovaquone

noun ato·va·quone \ ə-ˈtō-və-ˌkwōn \

medical Definition of atovaquone

: an antiprotozoal drug C22H19O3Cl taken orally especially for the prevention and treatment of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and falciparum malaria
Note: Atovaquone is used in combination with proguanil in the prevention and treatment of falciparum malaria, a preparation that is marketed under the trademark Malarone.

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