• Helmintic infections

Helmintic infections:

Indications for EGATEN:

Fascioliasis.

Adults and Children:

<6yrs: not established. Take with food. Swallow whole or divide in half and take with water; or, may be crushed and administered with applesauce. ≥6yrs: 2 doses of 10mg/kg given 12hrs apart.

Warnings/Precautions:

May prolong QT interval. History of QTc prolongation or symptoms compatible with long QT interval; monitor ECG. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Pharmacologic Class:

Anthelmintic.

Interactions:

Caution with concomitant drugs that prolong the QT interval; monitor ECG. May potentiate CYP2C19 substrates.

Adverse Reactions:

Abdominal pain, hyperhidrosis, nausea, decreased appetite, headache, urticaria, diarrhea, vomiting, musculoskeletal chest pain, pruritus.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Tabs—4 (blisters)

Pricing for EGATEN

4 tablets of 250mg package (Qty: 1)
Appx. price $4
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