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Stromectol Patient Information including How Should I Take
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 should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking ivermectin (Stromectol)?
Before taking ivermectin, tell your doctor about any other medical conditions that you have, especially liver disease. If you have liver problems, you may not be able to use ivermectin, or you may need a dosage adjustment or special tests during treatment.
FDA pregnancy category C. This medication may be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.
Ivermectin can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I take ivermectin (Stromectol)?
Treatment with ivermectin usually involves taking a single dose, which should be taken on an empty stomach with a full glass of water.
To be sure this medication is helping your condition, a sample of your stool (bowel movement) will need to be checked on a regular basis. It is important that you not miss any scheduled visits to your doctor.
You may need to be retreated with ivermectin several months to a year after your single dose.
If you store ivermectin at home, keep it at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
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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