ATOVAQUONE AND PROGUANIL HYDROCHLORIDE (Atovaquone and Proguanil HCl) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

ATOVAQUONE AND PROGUANIL HYDROCHLORIDE

What is the Trade Name for ATOVAQUONE AND PROGUANIL HYDROCHLORIDE

Atovaquone and Proguanil HCl

What is the Indication for ATOVAQUONE AND PROGUANIL HYDROCHLORIDE

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE Atovaquone and Proguanil Hydrochloride tablets are an antimalarial indicated for: ‚Ä¢ prophylaxis of Plasmodium falciparum malaria, including in areas where chloroquine resistance has been reported. ( 1.1 ) ‚Ä¢ treatment of acute, uncomplicated P. falciparum malaria. ( 1.2 ) 1.1 Prevention of Malaria Atovaquone and Proguanil Hydrochloride tablets are indicated for the prophylaxis of Plasmodium falciparum malaria, including in areas where chloroquine resistance has been reported. 1.2 Treatment of Malaria Atovaquone and Proguanil Hydrochloride tablets are indicated for the treatment of acute, uncomplicated P. falciparum malaria. Atovaquone and proguanil hydrochloride have been shown to be effective in regions where the drugs chloroquine, halofantrine, mefloquine, and amodiaquine may have unacceptable failure rates, presumably due to drug resistance.

 

 

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