Atovaquone is a chemical compound that belongs to the class of naphthoquinones. Atovaquone is a hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone, an analog of ubiquinone, with antipneumocystic activity. It is manufactured in the US in the liquid form, or oral suspension, under the brand name Mepron.
IUPAC ID: trans-2-[4-(4-chlorophenyl)cyclohexyl]-3-hydroxy-1,4-naphthalenedione
Molar mass: 366.837 g/mol
Elimination half-life: 2.2–3.2 days
ATC code: P01AX06 (WHO)
Trade name: Mepron