EGATEN for Treatment of Fascioliasis

February 18, 2019

Anthelmintic tablet for patients 6 years of age and older.

EGATEN (triclabendazole, Novartis) 

Indications: treatment of fascioliasis in patients six years of age or older 

Dosage

  • 2 doses of 10 mg/kg given 12 hours apart in patients age 6 years of age or older
  • Take orally with food 

  • Can be swallowed whole, divided in half and taken with water, or crushed and administered with applesauce
  • ​Round dose upwards if unable to adjust exactly

Contraindications: known hypersensitivity to triclabendazole, other benzimidazole derivatives or any of the excipients in EGATEN

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