Chemical formula: C₂₂H₁₉ClO₃ Molecular mass: 366.837 g/mol PubChem compound: 74989
Atovaquone is a selective and potent inhibitor of the eukaryotic mitochondrial electron transport chain in a number of parasitic protozoa and the parasitic fungus P. jiroveci. The site of action appears to be the cytochrome bc1 complex (complex III).
This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:
Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):
Atovaquone is an active ingredient of these brands:
Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.
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