Generic Name and Formulations:
Ivermectin 3mg, 6mg+; tabs; +scored.
Merck & Co., Inc.
Indications for STROMECTOL:
Intestinal strongyloidiasis due to Strongyloides stercoralis. Onchocerciasis due to immature Onchocerca volvulus.
Adults and Children:
Take with water. Give as a single dose. <15kg: not recommended. Strongyloidiasis: 200mcg/kg. Onchocerciasis: 150mcg/kg; may retreat after 3 months.
Hyperreactive onchodermatitis. Immunocompromised. Pregnancy (Cat.C), nursing mothers: not recommended.
Strongyloidiasis: dizziness, pruritus, GI disturbances. Onchocerciasis: Mazzotti reactions (eg, arthralgia/synovitis, swollen lymph nodes), ophthalmologic effects, pruritus, rash, fever, tachycardia, edema, hypotension.
Tabs 3mg—20; 6mg—10
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