Ivetab 6 mg
|Cooper Pharma Ltd.
Ivetab 6mg OR Ivermerc 6 mg
Ivetab 6 mg contains the active ingredient Ivermectin, which is active against parasites. It has been used most widely to control parasitic infections. Ivermectin is useful in treating the following infections:
- Strongyloidiasis of the intestinal tract
- Microfilaraemia in patients with lymphatic filariasis
- Scabies after prior treatment has failed
How to use (infographics and instructions)
The method of administration is the oral route. Children under six years of age are given the tablet in a crushed form to swallow with water. Treatment is one single dose taken on an empty stomach. One may take the dose at any time of the day, but no food should be consumed before or after administration as the effect of food on the absorption of the medicine is still unknown.
The recommended dosage of Ivetab 6 mg is a single dose for the treatment of strongyloidiasis (infection of the intestine) and onchocerciasis (river blindness). Follow-up stool examinations should be performed to perform elimination of infection. Take the tablet your doctor has prescribed. The dose usually depends on a patient's illness, weight, or height. Your doctor will tell you how many tablets you need to take to treat your condition. Keep the medicine out of the reach of children. This product does not need any special storage conditions.s
Precautions (warning, allergy, things to remember)
Ivetab 6 mg is contraindicated in patients hypersensitive to Ivermectin or any ingredients in the formulation. While no adverse reactions have been reported in clinical trials, administration of this drug to pregnant women is not advised.
Talk to your doctor before taking an Ivermectin formulation, particularly about the following conditions:
- A weak immune system
- You live in Africa, where people get infected with a type of worm called Loa Loa.
If these conditions apply, please talk to your doctor before taking Ivetab 6 mg.
It is still not known if it is safe to use An Ivermectin drug in children who weigh under 15 kg. If you are taking other medication, please let your doctor know before starting this antiparasitic drug.
Pregnant women should speak to their doctor before starting medication, including Ivetab 6 mg. Talk to your doctor if you are breastfeeding. This is because Ivermectin can pass into breast milk. Your doctor may start your treatment seven days after your child's birth.
People receiving this antiparasitic treatment may feel dizzy or sleepy or feel like they are spinning after taking this anthelmintic drug. If this is the case with you, do not drive or use machines.
Side effects of Ivetab 6 mg
Ivetab 6 mg has been demonstrated to be generally well-tolerated in the treatment of strongyloidiasis. A very few patients with strongyloidiasis may experience rash, pruritus, constipation, nausea, vomiting, urticaria, diarrhoea, rash, tremor, abdominal pain, and fatigue.
People suffering from microfilaremia may have the following side effects:
Loss of appetite, Headache, Sweating, Fever, Nausea or vomiting, Dizziness, Chills, Pain in your stomach, Feeling usually weak, Discomfort when breathing, Joint, muscle and general body pain, Cough or sore throat, Low blood pressure when getting or standing up.
People with scabies may experience itching, which worsens at the start of the treatment. This does not usually last long.
If you develop an allergic reaction, talk to your doctor right away. The signs may include difficulty breathing, sudden breathing, sudden breathing, and sudden skin reactions. See your doctor if you notice any of these side effects. Other side effects include liver disease, blood in urine, and changes in certain laboratory tests (increased bilirubin in blood and increased liver enzymes).