Ivermectin Tablets Summary
Ivermectin is a semisynthetic, orally administered anthelmintic drug. This medicine is produced from the avermectins, a family of extremely potent, broad-spectrum antiparasitic medicines discovered from Streptomyces avermitilis fermentation products. Ivermectin tablets is a combination comprised of at least 90% 5-O-demethyl-22,23-dihydroavermectin A1a and less than 10% 5-O-demethyl-25-de(1-methylpropyl)-22,23-dihydro-25-(1-methylethyl)avermectin A1a, also known as 22,23-dihydroavermectin B1a and B1b, or H C48H74O14 and C47H72O14 have corresponding empirical formulae and molecular weights of 875.10 and 861.07, respectively. These are the structural formulas:
How do I administer ivermectin Tablets?
Never use ivermectin Tablets in bigger doses or for longer than your doctor recommends. Follow all instructions on the label of your prescription.
Ivermectin should be take on an empty stomach, at least one hour before or two hours after a meal.
Ivermectin is typically administere in a single dosage. This drug should be take with a full glass of water.
In order to properly treat your infection, you may require a second dosage of ivermectin a few months to a year following the initial treatment.
It may be necessary to take many doses of ivermectin if you have a weakened immune system (induced by illness or certain medications). Some individuals with a compromised immune system must take this medication on a daily basis. Follow your physician’s recommendations.
To ensure that this medication is effective, it may be necessary to give regular stool samples.
This medication should be store at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.
What is the effect of missing a dose?
Considering that ivermectin is often used in a single dosage, you may not be on a dosing regimen. If you are following a regimen, take the missed dosage as soon as you recall. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dosage, skip the missed dose. Do not take more medication to compensate for a missing dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek immediate medical treatment or dial 1-800-222-1222 to reach the Poison Help line.
What to prevent
Consuming alcohol can exacerbate a number of ivermectin’s negative effects.
Ivermectin adverse reactions
If you exhibit the following symptoms of an allergic response to ivermectin: hives; difficulty breathing; and swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or neck, get immediate medical attention.
Contact your doctor immediately if you have:
Eye discomfort or redness, swollen eyes, visual difficulties;
a severe skin rash, irritation, or pustules;
disorientation, mental status change, balance issues, difficulties walking;
a fever, swollen glands, stomach ache, joint pain, and hand or foot swelling;
rapid heart rate and difficulty breathing;
lack of control of the bladder or bowels;
Neck or back discomfort, convulsions (fits); or
A sense of dizziness, as if one would pass out.
Common side effects of ivermectin may include:
muscular pains and headaches;
nausea, diarrhoea; or
minor skin rash.
This is not an exhaustive list of possible adverse effects; more may arise. Consult your physician for guidance on side effects. You may contact the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 to report adverse effects.