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ivermectin

This drug is used to treat infestation with threadworms of small intestine, due to nematode parasite strongyloides stercoralis, river blindness due to nematode parasite Onchocera volvulus.

Contradications

This drug should not be given if there is a known hypersensitivity to ivermectin or any other component of the formulation.

Side effects

SIde effects of this drug can include decreased blood pressure, mild ECG changes, swelling, dizziness, headache, increased body temperature, sleeplessness, drowsiness, vertigo, itching, rash, redness, abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, increased eosinophils, decreased WBC's, increased ALT/AST, eye inflammation, muscular pain, tremor, weakness, blurred vision, mild conjuctivitis, and cataracts.

FAQs

What is its use?

Ivermectin helps treat parasitic infections of your intestinal tract, skin, and eyes.

How should it be taken?

Take it on an empty stomach with a full glass of water.

Can I drink coffee or tea while using this medicine?

No, you should not. Avoid caffeine when taking this medication.

What should be done to get its maximum result?

To get the most benefit from the medicine, drink lots of fluids, and avoid caffeine when taking this medication.

How often is it taken?

You usually need to take it only once to get rid of your infection. However, if you do not feel better after taking it, talk to your doctor.

Medicines containing ivermectin

Ivermite 6mg

By Atco

Pack size: 1x10's

Rs.350

Stiver 6 mg

By Wns Field

Pack size: 1x10

Rs.265