Triclabendazole

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What is Triclabendazole

Triclabendazole is an oral anthelmintic indicated for the treatment of fascioliasis in patients 6 years and older.

It is given as a 2-dose regimen. QT prolongation was noted in animal studies.

Gastrointestinal adverse reactions are common, but may also be secondary to the infection and may be more frequent or severe in patients with a heavy worm burden.

Brand Name

Egaten

Indications

  1. Fasciola hepatica
  2. fascioliasis

Side Effects

  1. abdominal pain
  2. anorexia
  3. arthralgia
  4. asthenia
  5. back pain
  6. chest pain (unspecified)
  7. constipation
  8. cough
  9. diarrhea
  10. dyspnea
  11. elevated hepatic enzymes
  12. fever
  13. headache
  14. hyperbilirubinemia
  15. hyperhidrosis
  16. jaundice
  17. nausea
  18. pruritus
  19. QT prolongation
  20. urine discoloration
  21. urticaria
  22. vertigo
  23. vomiting

Monitoring Parameters

  • ECG

Contraindications

  • alcoholism
  • bradycardia
  • breast-feeding
  • cardiac arrhythmias
  • cardiac disease
  • coronary artery disease
  • diabetes mellitus
  • females
  • geriatric
  • hepatic disease
  • hypocalcemia
  • hypokalemia
  • hypomagnesemia
  • long QT syndrome
  • myocardial infarction
  • pregnancy
  • QT prolongation
  • thyroid disease

Interactions

No information is available regarding drug interactions associated with Triclabendazole

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