Active Ingredient: Ivermectin
Stromectol is prescribed for treatment certain parasitic roundworm infections.
Stromectol belongs to the class of anthelmintic. It is used to treat certain parasitic roundworm infections.It works by paralyzing and killing parasites.
It is recommended to follow your doctor's instructions. Take it on an empty stomach with a glass of water.
Before starting your treatment with Stromectol tell your doctor if you have other parasite infections, back pain, eye bleeding, shortness of breath, failure to control bladder or bowel, trouble walking or standing, mental changes (eg, confusion), unusual weakness, or seizures. The medicine may cause dizziness, drowsiness, lightheadedness, or fainting. Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages. Pregnant and breastfeeding women can't use the medicine.
Patients with allergic reaction to Stromectol can't use it.
Possible side effects
Side effects can be the following: nausea, allergy: hives, rash, itching, difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue, eye pain, swelling, or redness, fainting, fast heartbeat, fever, vision changes, joint pain, red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin, seizures, severe dizziness or lightheadedness, swelling of the skin, arms, legs, ankles, or feet, tender or swollen lymph glands, yellowing of the eyes or skin.
Before starting to take Stromectol tell your doctor about all medicines you may take, especially about Warfarin.
Take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time of the next intake just skip it and go back to your schedule.
If you think you have overdosed the medicine seek emergency medical help at once. The overdose symptoms are numbness, tingling, trouble breathing, loss of coordination, seizures.
Store the medicine at room temperature below 86 degrees F (30 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.
The information presented at the site has a general character. Note please this information cannot be used for self-treatment and self diagnosis. You should consult with your doctor or health care adviser regarding any specific instructions of your condition. The information is reliable, but we concede it could contain mistakes. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other damage caused by use of this information on the site and also for consequences of self-treatment.