After trying several treatment modalities including quinine, which has many unfavorable side effects, I have been able to achieve good results with azithromycin 250 mg twice per day for one week and atovaquone, Mepron
, 750 mg/5 ml, #70 ml taking one tsp twice per day for one week.
The company also released a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's Mepron
(atovaquone) oral suspension, 750 mg/5 mL, indicated for the prevention and treatment of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in adults and adolescents.
Louis, MO) for approximately 3 weeks followed by Mepron
(GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC) for prophylaxis.
(1996)29 reportaron que la degradabilidad ruminal del Mepron
M-85[R] fue del 37.5% a las 24 h y del 87.5% a las 96 h.
She was treated successfully with atovaquone (Mepron
; GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA) and azithromycin (Zithromax; Pfizer, New York, NY, USA).
Atovaquone is marketed in the United States under the trade name Mepron
for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.
Como informacion util al cuerpo medico, Atovaquone ha sido registrado en EUA como Mepron
y como Wellvone en Inglaterra.
Atovaquone oral solution is the generic version of Mepron
from GlaxoSmithKline and is used to treat or prevent pneumonia caused by a fungal infection called Pneumocystis carinii.
In 2000, Krause, who had published concerns of suboptimal results with clindamycin and quinine therapy, reported low side effect and high success with a short course of atovaquone (Mepron
) liquid at a dose of 1500 mg/day used in the presence of azithromycin (Zithromax) 500 mg/day.
received approval this month for its atovaquone oral suspension USP, 750 mg/5 ml, a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's Mepron