Is NiceRx an Egaten coupon provider?
At NiceRx, we help eligible individuals access the Egaten patient assistance program. This means that we are not an Egaten coupon, an Egaten discount card, or an Egaten copay card provider. We do not offer any medication trial offers or free Egaten samples.
Egaten patient assistance program
Patient assistance programs are typically sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and provide free or discounted medications to individuals with low income who are uninsured or under-insured and meet the eligibility criteria that vary by program. There are currently no known patient assistance programs for this medication.
Can NiceRx help me get Egaten cheaper if I have insurance?
How much does Egaten cost without insurance?
Egaten costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. If you obtain your medication through NiceRx, you will pay a flat monthly rate of $49 per medication regardless of its retail price.
How much does Egaten cost with insurance?
The copay of Egaten will vary in line with the specific terms of your healthcare plan. For further details about what you may need to pay, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.
What is Egaten?
Egaten (triclabendazole) is manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals. It has FDA approval (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) as an anthelmintic for the treatment of fascioliasis in patients 6 years of age and older. Fascioliasis is caused by two species of parasitic flatworms (Fasciola hepatica or Fasciola gigantica), also referred to as liver fluke which mainly affects the liver.
What doses of Egaten are available?
Egaten is available in tablet form, in the following doses: 250 mg.
The recommended dose is 2 doses of 10 mg/kg, with food, 12 hours apart in patients 6 years of age and older. Swallow the tablets whole, or crush them and take them with applesauce.
Please read the drug information and always speak with your healthcare provider about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Egaten active ingredients
Egaten contains triclabendazole as the active ingredient.
Egaten side effects
The most common side effects of Egaten in clinical trials include:
- Abdominal pain
- Nausea, vomiting
- Decreased appetite, diarrhea
- Musculoskeletal chest pain
In rare instances, Egaten can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Prolongs QTc interval – monitor ECG in patients with a history of QT prolongation or a history of symptoms of long QT interval or with electrolyte imbalance like hypokalemia, or in patients with hepatic impairment
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Egaten against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Egaten to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Egaten drug interactions
Egaten can interact with other medications. These include:
- CYP2C19 Substrates
This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Egaten. Tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take including prescription medications and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
You should not use Egaten if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient triclabendazole
- Are allergic to any of the other excipients in Egaten
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
Talk to your doctor before using Egaten if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Egaten
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Egaten is the trademark brand name for triclabendazole manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals. A generic version of triclabendazole is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Egaten savings through NiceRx.
The content on this website is intended for information purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice. The information on this website should not be relied upon and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should always speak to your doctor regarding the risks and benefits of any treatment.