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Mepron Dosage

Generic name: ATOVAQUONE 750mg in 5mL
Dosage form: oral suspension
Drug class: Miscellaneous antibiotics

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jul 20, 2023.

Dosage for the Prevention of P. jirovecii Pneumonia

The recommended oral dosage is 1,500 mg (10 mL) once daily administered with food.

Dosage for the Treatment of Mild-to-Moderate P. jirovecii Pneumonia

The recommended oral dosage is 750 mg (5 mL) twice daily (total daily dose = 1,500 mg) administered with food for 21 days.

Important Administration Instructions

Administer MEPRON oral suspension with food to avoid low plasma atovaquone concentrations that may limit response to therapy [see Warnings and Precautions (5.1), Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].

MEPRON Foil Pouch

Open each 5-mL pouch by folding along the dotted line and tearing open at horizontal slit as directed by arrow on pouch.
For a 5-mL dose, take entire contents either by placing directly into the mouth or by dispensing into a dosing spoon (5 mL) or cup prior to administration by mouth.
For a 10-mL dose, take the entire contents of 2 pouches.


Shake bottle gently before administering the recommended dosage.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.