Each tablet contains:
Ivermectin USP 12 mg
Ivermectin belongs to anthelmintic class and is used to treat onchocerciasis. This infection is caused by the roundworm and leads to certain symptoms such as rashes, bumps under the skin and blindness or vision loss.
It is applied on skin for external infections.
Indications & Usage
- Head & pubic lice infection
Wuchereria bancrofti infection
Mechanism of Action
Ivermectin binds to the glutamate- gated chloride channel ion channels in the nerve cells of the microflora thus binding causes an increase in permeability of the cell membrane of the microbe which leads to hyperpolarization and therefore paralysis and death of the parasite.
It is absorbed from gastrointestinal tract
It is 93% bound to proteins
It is metabolized in the liver
It is excreted via urine and through feces
Pain in stomach
Discomfort in chest
Loss of appetite
- Contraindicated in liver diseases
Contraindicated during pregnancy
Contraindicated in asthma
Store it at room temperature
Ask your doctor before using when you are planning to be pregnant.
Stop using it if it causes allergy.