What is Ivermectol (Ivermectin) used for?
Ivermectol contains the active ingredient Ivermectin. Ivermectin treats parasitic infestations by paralysing the parasite, allowing it to be excreted from the body. Ivermectin can be used to treat onchocerciasis, strongyloidiasis, ascariasis, trichuriasis, filariasis, enterobiasis), and scabies.
How should I use Ivermectol (Ivermectin)?
Each pack of Ivermectol contains 50 x 6mg tablets.
For most treatments, the dosage will be based on your weight, and prescribed at around 0.15mg/kg - 0.2mg/kg of body weight.
Ivermectol tablets should not be crushed or chewed. Swallow the tablets whole with a glass of water.
Ivermectol should be taken one hour before food or two hours after food.
What are the side effects of Ivermectol (Ivermectin)?
If you display any signs of allergic reaction (hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat) seek emergency medical help.
Some serious side effects can occur while taking Ivermectin, however these are rare. Notify your doctor immediately if you have any of these serious side effects:
Less serious but more commone side effects you may experiece due to Ivermectol are:
Ivermectin is not a suitable treatment for children under 5 years of age (body weight under 15kg).
Before you start taking Ivermectol (Ivermectin), there are some things your doctor must know about you. This includes:
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, taking Ivermectol is not advised.