"NIH expects to admit a patient who has been exposed to the Ebola virus to its Clinical Center in the coming days. The patient is an American physician who was volunteering services in an Ebola treatment unit in Sierra Leone.
STROMECTOL (ivermectin) should be taken on an empty stomach with water. (See CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY, Pharmacokinetics.)
Strongyloidiasis: The patient should be reminded of the need for repeated stool examinations to document clearance of infection with Strongyloides stercoralis.
Onchocerciasis: The patient should be reminded that treatment with STROMECTOL (ivermectin) does not kill the adult Onchocerca parasites, and therefore repeated follow-up and retreatment is usually required.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/6/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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