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an antibiotic used in treatment of mild to moderate Pneumocystis cariniipneumonia and the prevention and treatment of falciparum malaria; administered orally.
A drug, C22H19ClO3, used to treat pneumonia caused by pneumocystis fungi and, in combination with proguanil, to prevent or treat malaria.
atovaquoneAn agent used for treating mild to moderate Pneumocystis jiroveci (carinii) pneumonia in patients with HIV infection, and for salvage treatment of toxoplasmosis and microsporidiosis.
Less toxic, more tolerable than trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX).
Less effective than TMP-SMX.
Headache, nausea, diarrhoea, fever, rashes.