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Iverjen Oral Suspension

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Iverjen Oral Suspension is a combination medicine that is used in the treatment of parasites and worm infestations in the body. It fights against the worms to treat the infection.

Iverjen Oral Suspension is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as per the prescription. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, flatulence, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Iverjen Oral Suspension

  • Worm infections

Benefits of Iverjen Oral Suspension

In Worm infections

Iverjen Oral Suspension is a combination of medicines which helps treat many worm infections. It works by killing and stopping the further growth of the worms causing the infection. This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all the worms are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Iverjen Oral Suspension

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Iverjen

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Itching
  • Dizziness
  • Swelling of lymph nodes

How to use Iverjen Oral Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Iverjen Oral Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Iverjen Oral Suspension works

Iverjen Oral Suspension is a combination of two antiparasitic medicines: Ivermectin and Albendazole. Ivermectin works by binding to muscle and nerve cells of worms causing their paralysis and death. Albendazole works by keeping the worms from absorbing sugar (glucose), so that they lose energy and die. This treats your infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Iverjen Oral Suspension.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Iverjen Oral Suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Iverjen Oral Suspension is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Iverjen Oral Suspension may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Iverjen Oral Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Iverjen Oral Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Iverjen Oral Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Iverjen Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat infections caused by worms and parasites.
  • Take it with or without food or as suggested by your doctor. 
  • It can be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Use birth control measures to prevent pregnancy while taking Iverjen Oral Suspension.
  • You may have more chance of getting an infection. Stay away from people with infections, colds, or flu. Inform your doctor if you notice signs of infection such as fever or sore throat.
  • Your doctor may monitor your blood counts and liver function before you start taking this medicine and regularly throughout your treatment.

Fact Box

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No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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I have tinea, ringworm, blepharitis on my face eyelids and thighs. I have tried many cream ointments lots of home remedies but it comes again and again.can it be cured plz suggst me any medicine or wt to do??
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
You need oral drugs for cure. Which can be given under supervision meanwhile apply onabet cream twice over ring worm
My ring worm not finished last 2 month what ido
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
visit a dermatologist for oral antifungals prescription
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FAQs

Q. Can Iverjen Oral Suspension be stopped when my symptoms are gone?

No, Iverjen Oral Suspension should be continued as advised by the doctor. If you experience any problems due to the consumption of Iverjen Oral Suspension, consult the doctor for re-evaluation. Do not stop even you feel better. Stopping Iverjen Oral Suspension early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.

Q. Can the use of Iverjen Oral Suspension cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use ofIverjen Oral Suspension can cause diarrhea. In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicines without consulting your doctor.

Q. Will Iverjen Oral Suspension be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If you do not find any relief in your symptoms even after taking the recommended doses, please consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Iverjen Oral Suspension?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Ivermectin. Haarlem, The Netherlands: Merck Sharp & Dohme BV; 2018. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Albendazole. Dandenong, Victoria: SmithKline Beecham (Australia) Pty Ltd.; 2013. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Ivermectin. Netherlands: MSD BV; 2007. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Chaves RG, Lamounier JA. Breastfeeding and maternal medications. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2004;80(5 Suppl):S189-98. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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