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Stromectol Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is ivermectin (Stromectol)?
- What are the possible side effects of ivermectin (Stromectol)?
- What is the most important information I should know about ivermectin (Stromectol)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking ivermectin (Stromectol)?
- How should I take ivermectin (Stromectol)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Stromectol)?
- What happens if I overdose (Stromectol)?
- What should I avoid while taking ivermectin (Stromectol)?
- What other drugs will affect ivermectin (Stromectol)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Stromectol)?
Since ivermectin is usually given as a single dose, you will probably not be on a dosing schedule. If you are taking a repeat dose of ivermectin and you miss the dose, call your doctor for instructions.
What happens if I overdose (Stromectol)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have taken too much of this medicine.
An overdose of ivermectin may cause skin rash, swelling, headache, dizziness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, seizure (convulsions), shortness of breath, and numbness or tingling.
What should I avoid while taking ivermectin (Stromectol)?
Avoid drinking alcohol, which can increase some of the side effects of ivermectin.
What other drugs will affect ivermectin (Stromectol)?
There may be other drugs that can affect ivermectin. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has more information about ivermectin written for health professionals that you may read.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Stromectol Information
- Stromectol Drug Interactions Center: ivermectin oral
- Stromectol Side Effects Center
- Stromectol Overview including Precautions
- Stromectol FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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