Generic Name: Ivermectin

  • What is Stromectol?

    Stromectol is a medicine used to treat infections caused by parasites.

  • What is the most important information I should know about Stromectol?

    Allergic reactions which can be severe can occur with Stromectol; contact your doctor if you develop an allergic reaction.

  • Who should not take Stromectol?

    Do not use Stromectol if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients.

  • What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Stromectol?

    Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Stromectol. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history.

  • What is the usual dosage?

    The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your doctor uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your doctor may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your doctor's approval.

    Adults and children >15 kg: Your doctor will prescribe the appropriate dose for you based on your condition.

  • How should I take Stromectol?

    Take Stromectol exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Take Stromectol on an empty stomach with water.

  • What should I avoid while taking Stromectol?

    Do not miss any scheduled follow-up appointments with your doctor.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Stromectol?

    If Stromectol is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Stromectol with blood thinners (such as warfarin).

  • What are the possible side effects of Stromectol?

    Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.

    Side effects may include: allergic reactions (such as rash and itch), breathing problems, change in vision, chest pain, confusion, dizziness, eye pain, fast or irregular heartbeat, fever, loss of appetite, nausea, seizures, vomiting

  • Can I receive Stromectol if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

    The effects of Stromectol during pregnancy and breastfeeding are uknown. Tell your doctor immediately if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

  • What should I do if I miss a dose of Stromectol?

    If you miss a dose of Stromectol, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and return to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take two doses at once.

  • How should I store Stromectol?

    Store at room temperature.