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FDA approves triclabendazole for fascioliasis
eMediNexus,  17 February 2019
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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved triclabendazole (Egaten, Novartis) to treat fascioliasis a neglected tropical disease, in patients aged 6 years or older. Fascioliasis or liver fluke infestation is a waterborne and food-borne zoonotic disease caused by two species of parasitic flatworms.

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