atovaquone

noun
ato·​va·​quone | \ ə-ˈtō-və-ˌkwōn How to pronounce atovaquone (audio) \

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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“Atovaquone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/atovaquone. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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