Iverkem 6 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Iverkem Tablet
Iverkem 6 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of scabies and worm infections.
Iverkem Tablet side effects
Common
  • Increased heart rate
  • Facial swelling
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Peripheral edema
How to use Iverkem Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Iverkem 6 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
How Iverkem Tablet works
Iverkem 6 mg Tablet is an antiparasitic medication. It works by binding to the muscle and nerve cells of worms, causing their paralysis and death. This treats your infection.
Iverkem Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Iverkem 6 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Iverkem 6 mg 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.
Lactation
Iverkem 6 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Iverkem 6 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Iverkem 6 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Iverkem 6 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Iverkem Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Iverkem 6 mg Tablet, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Iverkem

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What is the treatment of Scabies
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
HHmite/ Permite 5% cream below neck over night to be applied on full body & washed off next morning. Repeat after 1 week. Linen to be washed next morning . Treat all close contacts Tab. Teczine 5 mg @ night for 1 week.
What is the best treatment of scabies
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Apply 5% Permite cream - one full tube to apply tonight from neck to toe 2hrs before sleep Wash off next morning Wash all the clothes bedcovers and pillow covers daily and iron them Apply the cream everywhere Repeat in the same manner after 7days If any family members are affected do the same for them except for children
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FAQs

Q. Can humans take Iverkem for worms, roundworms, fleas, and ringworm?
Iverkem can be taken for worms, roundworms, flea, and ringworm
Q. Is Iverkem harmful to humans?
Iverkem is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor
Q. Does Iverkem kill scabies?
Iverkem kills scabies
Q. Does Iverkem kill scabies eggs?
Iverkem does not kills scabies eggs. A single dose can cure scabies.
Q. Is Iverkem/Ivomec a steroid?
Iverkem is not a steroid
Q. Is Iverkem safe?
Iverkem is relatively safe if used as recommended
Q. Is Iverkem sold over the counter?
No, Iverkem is available only against prescription.
Q. How often can I take Iverkem for scabies?
Please consult your doctor for the dose and duration required
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 17th Aug 2018.
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