|Abstract:||A method for treating or preventing a Pneumocystis carinii infection in a mammal by administering a certain naphthoquinone compound or physiologically acceptable salts thereof.|
|Inventor(s):|| Latter; Victoria S. (Beckenham, GB2), Gutteridge; Winston E. (Beckenham, GB2), Hudson; Alan T. (Beckenham, GB2) |
|Assignee:|| Burroughs Wellcome Co. (Research Triangle Park, NC) |
|Filing Date:||Aug 15, 1989|
|Claims:||1. A method of treating malaria in a mammal comprising administering to said mammal an effective antimalarial amount of a compound 2-[trans-4-(4-chlorophenyl)cyclohexyl]-1,3,4triacetoxynaphthalene. |
2. A pharmaceutical formulation in a form for nasal administration or pulmonary administration comprising an effective antimalaria amount of the compound 2-[trans-4-(4-chlorophenyl)cyclohexyl]-1,3,4triacetoxynaphthalene and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier therefor.