Atovaquone

Description

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).

Medicine classification

ATC Code
Title
Class
Atovaquone
P Antiparasitic products, insecticides and repellents → P01 Antiprotozoals → P01A Agents against amoebiasis and other protozoal diseases → P01AX Other agents against amoebiasis and other protozoal diseases

Medicines

Drug
Countries

Canada United States

Australia France Netherlands Spain United Kingdom

Other medications with this active ingredient in combination: MALARONE MALAWAY MALOFF PROTECT

Product monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
MPI, US: SPL/PLR
US

2D Molecule Structure

2D representation of molecule

Unique Ingredient Identifier (UNII)

Y883P1Z2LT - ATOVAQUONE

CAS Registry Number

95233-18-4 - atovaquone

SNOMED-CT

386899002 - Atovaquone (substance)