Ivermectin

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What Are The Uses Of Ivermectin?

It is a broad spectrum anti parasitic agent found effective against many parasites mainly parasitic worm and other types of multicellular parasites.

It is used in the treatment of

  • Head lice
  • Scabies
  • Onchocerciasis (river blindness)
  • Other worm infestations

It is taken orally or applied on to the skin as a topical agent.

It causes the death of parasite by increasing the permeability of the cell membrane.

What Are The Side Effects Of Ivermectin?

Some of the common side-effects are:

  • Dry skin
  • Burning of skin
  • Redness of eyes
  • Headache

Consult your doctor if any of the following severe side effects occur:

  • Swelling
  • Vision changes
  • Weakness
  • Itching
  • Rashes

What Are The Contraindications Of Ivermectin?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Pregnant or planning for pregnancy, breast feeding.
  • Renal disease
  • Hepatic disease

What Are The Uses Of Ivermectin?

It is a broad spectrum anti parasitic agent found effective against many parasites mainly parasitic worm and other types of multicellular parasites.

It is used in the treatment of

  • Head lice
  • Scabies
  • Onchocerciasis (river blindness)
  • Other worm infestations

It is taken orally or applied on to the skin as a topical agent.

It causes the death of parasite by increasing the permeability of the cell membrane.

What Are The Side Effects Of Ivermectin?

Some of the common side-effects are:

  • Dry skin
  • Burning of skin
  • Redness of eyes
  • Headache

Consult your doctor if any of the following severe side effects occur:

  • Swelling
  • Vision changes
  • Weakness
  • Itching
  • Rashes

What Are The Contraindications Of Ivermectin?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Pregnant or planning for pregnancy, breast feeding.
  • Renal disease
  • Hepatic disease