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Iverkil 1% Cream

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Storage
Store below 30°C

Product introduction

Iverkil 1% Cream is a medicine used in the treatment of rosacea, which is an inflammatory condition that affects face. It helps in reducing the redness, swelling and pimples associated with rosacea.

Your doctor will explain how to use Iverkil 1% Cream and how much you need. Read the instructions that come with the medicine to make sure you use it correctly. It is applied to the affected areas of your face as directed by your doctor. Your skin should be clean, and dry before using it. Avoid getting it into your mouth, eyes, or inside the nose. Use it regularly and at the same time of each day to get the most benefit of the medicine.

Iverkil 1% Cream may cause burning, irritation, itching, and redness at the site of application. These are usually temporary and go away with time. However, if these effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor. Before using it, you should ask your doctor’s advice if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Iverkil Cream

  • Rosacea
  • Treatment of Parasitic infections

Benefits of Iverkil Cream

In Rosacea

Rosacea is a reddening of the skin that mainly affects the face. Iverkil 1% Cream helps to relieve the symptoms caused by rosacea, such as redness, swelling, and pimples. 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 get maximum benefit. If you do not see significant improvement within a few days, talk to your doctor.

In Treatment of Parasitic infections

Iverkil 1% Cream helps treat many parasitic infections of your intestinal tract, skin, and eyes. It works by paralyzing and killing the parasites 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 parasites are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Iverkil Cream

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 Iverkil

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
  • No common side effects seen

How to use Iverkil Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Iverkil Cream works

Iverkil 1% Cream is an antiparasitic medication to be applied on skin. It works by binding to the muscle and nerve cells of worms, causing their paralysis and death. This treats your infection.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Iverkil 1% Cream 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Iverkil 1% Cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Iverkil Cream?

If you miss a dose of Iverkil 1% Cream, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.

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Quick tips

  • Iverkil 1% Cream helps treat redness and pimples associated with rosacea.
  • Apply it to the affected areas of the face once daily.
  • Use a pea-sized amount for each affected area and gently spread as a thin layer.
  • It is for use on the face only. Do not use Iverkil 1% Cream in your eyes, mouth or vagina.
  • Cosmetics may be used after the cream has dried.
  • Inform your doctor if your skin problem does not improve within a few days or if it becomes worse.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Macrocyclic Lactone Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Ectoparasiticides

Patient concerns

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Approx 2inches parasitic worm came in stool
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
bandy plus once daily in night for 3 nights
Treatment of rosacea. Nose infected
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
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FAQs

Q. Is Iverkil 1% Cream an antibiotic?

No, Iverkil 1% Cream is not an antibiotic. It belongs to the ectoparasiticides class of medicines. It has anti-parasitic action, and it also has anti-inflammatory action (decrease redness, swelling and pain).

Q. How long does it take for Iverkil 1% Cream to start working?

The duration of treatment with this medicine depends on the severity of your skin disorder which varies from person to person. You may start noticing improvement within 4 weeks of starting the treatment. If you do not see an improvement even after 3 months, consult the doctor as treatment discontinuation may be required.

Q. What should I be careful of while using Iverkil 1% Cream?

You should avoid application near the eyes, lips and nose. If accidentally Iverkil 1% Cream gets in the eyes or near the eyes, eyelids, lips or nose, immediately wash the area with water. Always wash your hands before and after applying Iverkil 1% Cream.

Q. How long do I need to use Iverkil 1% Cream?

The duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor depending on the severity of your condition. Ideally, it should be applied every day at least once, for 4 months. Do not stop the treatment in between without consulting your doctor.

Q. Is Iverkil 1% Cream safe to be used in humans?

Yes, Iverkil 1% Cream is safe if it is being used as directed by the doctor. However, it should be avoided during pregnancy and breastfeeding. It is not recommended for use in children and adolescents less than 18 years of age.

Q. How should Iverkil 1% Cream be stored?

Iverkil 1% Cream should be kept in a cool dry place, and maintain the temperature below 30°C. Do not freeze. Keep it out of reach of children.

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Country of origin: India

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