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Helmintic infections
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Drug Name:

STROMECTOL Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Ivermectin 3mg, 6mg+; tabs; +scored.

Company:
Merck & Co., Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

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.

Warnings/Precautions:

Hyperreactive onchodermatitis. Immunocompromised. Pregnancy (Cat.C), nursing mothers: not recommended.

Pharmacological Class:

Avermectin.

Adverse Reactions:

Strongyloidiasis: dizziness, pruritus, GI disturbances. Onchocerciasis: Mazzotti reactions (eg, arthralgia/synovitis, swollen lymph nodes), ophthalmologic effects, pruritus, rash, fever, tachycardia, edema, hypotension.

How Supplied:

Tabs 3mg—20; 6mg—10

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