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Composition for IMEC 12

Ivermectin(NA)

food interaction for IMEC 12

alcohol interaction for IMEC 12

pregnancy interaction for IMEC 12

lactation interaction for IMEC 12

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Imec 12 tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Imec 12 tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Imec 12 tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for IMEC 12

Ivermectin(NA)

Uses

Imec 12 tablet is used in the treatment of scabies (itchy skin condition) and filariasis.

How it works

Imec 12 tablet belongs to class of medications called anthelmintic. Imec 12 tablet works by killing the parasite by paralyzing it.

Common side effects

Nausea, Chest discomfort, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Headache, Loss of appetite, Sleepiness, Stomach pain, Tremor, Vomiting, Weakness

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Expert advice for IMEC 12

  • Ivermectin lotion should not be used for children under 6 months of age.
  • Ivermectin should be taken empty stomach with water.
  • Ivermectin tablets should not be given to children under 5 years of age and weight under 15 kg.
  • Do not take/apply ivermectin and consult your doctor if you are sensitive to ivermectin or any other ingredient to tablet/cream/lotion; or if you have concurrent loa loa infection; suffering from brain problems, bleeding disorder, or asthma.
  • Avoid using ivermectin if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Frequently asked questions for IMEC 12

Ivermectin

Q.Is ivermectin/Ivomec a steroid?
Ivermectin is not a steroid

Q.Can humans take ivermectin for worms, roundworms, fleas, and ringworm?
Ivermectin can be taken for worms, roundworms, flea, and ringworm

Q.Is ivermectin safe?
Ivermectin is relatively safe if used as recommended

Q.Is ivermectin harmful to humans?
Ivermectin is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor

Q.Is ivermectin sold over the counter?
Ivermectin is available over the counter

Q.Does ivermectin kill scabies?
Ivermectin kills scabies

Q.How often can I take ivermectin for scabies?
Please consult your doctor for the dose and duration required

Q.Does ivermectin kill scabies eggs?
Ivermectin does not kills scabies eggs. A single dose can cure scabies.

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Content on this page was last updated on 04 February, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)