Atovaquone


GlaxoSmithKline | Atovaquone (Medication)


Desc:

Atovaquone is a medication that interferes with the reproduction of protozoa (single-cell organisms) that can cause disease in the body.

Atovaquone is used to treat or prevent pneumonia caused by a fungal infection called Pneumocystitis carinii (also called Pneumocystis jiroveci). ...

Side Effect:

Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:nausea; vomiting; diarrhea; headache; dizziness; anxiety; difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.

If you experience any of these serious symptoms, call your doctor immediately:rash; fever; swelling of the eyes, face, lips, tongue, mouth, or throat; hives; difficulty breathing or swallowing; hoarseness or throat tightness.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...

Precaution:

Prior to using this medications inform your doctor if you have any type of allergies.

Before you take atovaquone, tell your doctor if you have:liver disease; or a stomach or intestinal disorder.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...