Mepron Atovaquone and/or alternatives

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Mepron 750mg/5mL

Manufacturer: GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Source Country : Canada
Shipped from : Canada

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Description of Mepron

Mepron belongs to the therapeutic category of antiprotozoal agents. Its generic name is Atovaquone, and it is given to the patient in the form of an oral suspension.

Indications & Dosage of Mepron

Mepron is used for the treatment and prevention of pneumonia caused due to a fungal infection known as Pneumocystitis carinii or Pneumocystis jiroveci. The drug works by interfering with the protozoal reproduction which is responsible for causing the disease in the patient’s body.

For prevention of PCP in adults and adolescents, the recommended dosage is Mepron 1500mg per day taken with meals. For treatment of moderate PCP in adults and adolescents, the recommended dosage is Mepron 750mg twice a day, taken for a period of 21 days.

You must take Mepron for the full period of prescription even if your symptoms wane much before that, as the infection may not have been treated completely. If you stop taking the drug before the full period of prescription, the infection may resurface.

Side Effects & Interactions of Mepron

Some of the common side effects associated with Mepron include:

  • Stomach pain or upset
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Constipation, diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Headache
  • Unusual taste in the mouth
  • Sweating
  • Fever

These are mild side effects of Mepron and are not a cause for concern. However, inform your doctor at once if any of these become intolerable. Also seek medical attention if you develop any of the serious side effects of Mepron. Symptoms of such side effects include:

  • Mental or mood changes, anxiety, depression
  • Unusual weakness
  • Vision changes
  • Decreased or increased urination
  • Unusual bruising or bleeding
  • Dark urine
  • Severe stomach or abdominal pain
  • Persistent nausea or vomiting
  • Yellowing of the skin or eyes

Some hypersensitive patients may also develop an allergic reaction to Mepron. Symptoms of such a condition include hives, severe dizziness, difficulty breathing or facial swelling. Stop taking the drug if you have any of these symptoms during Mepron treatment.

Before you buy Mepron, inform your doctor about any medicines you are taking at present, especially rifamycins such as rifampin or rifabutin, or drugs such as carbamazepine or clozapine. Apart from these, inform your doctor about all the prescription and non-prescription drugs you are using presently, including herbal preparations and diet supplements.

As Mepron causes dizziness, do not take it with any other drugs that cause the same effect. Such medicines include sleeping pills, sedatives, narcotic pain relievers, antidepressants, anti-seizure drugs, anti-anxiety medicines or tranquilizers.

Warnings & Precautions of Mepron

Before you buy Mepron, inform your doctor about your medical history. Tell him/her if you have a liver disease, stomach disorder (e.g. malabsorption syndrome or long-term diarrhea) or lung problem.

As this drug may make you dizzy, avoid driving a vehicle or operating a machine during Mepron treatment. Also avoid doing any such activities that call for complete alertness. In addition to that, limit alcohol intake during Mepron treatment, as it may worsen the symptom of dizziness and lead to a serious accident.

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