Helmintic infections:

Indications for: EGATEN


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.

EGATEN Warnings/Precautions:

May prolong QT interval. History of QTc prolongation or symptoms compatible with long QT interval, electrolyte imbalance (eg, hypokalemia), or hepatic impairment; monitor ECG. Discontinue if cardiac arrhythmia occurs. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

EGATEN Classification:


EGATEN Interactions:

Caution with concomitant CYP1A2 inhibitors or drugs that are known to 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 Drug Availability:


How Supplied:

Tabs—4 (blisters)