GENERIC NAME: ivermectin
BRAND NAME: Stromectol
GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes
USES: Ivermectin is used for intestinal infection caused by Strongyloides stercoralis. Ivermectin is also used for infections caused by non-adult form of Onchocerca volvulus. Off-label use includes treatments for head lice, blepharitis and filariasis.
SIDE EFFECTS:Common side effects of ivermectin are:
Other side effects include:
- Low blood pressure,
- facial swelling, and
- increased heart.
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