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Iverscab 12mg Dispersible Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Iverscab 12mg Dispersible Tablet is an antiparasitic medication. It is used to treat parasitic infections of your intestinal tract, skin, and eyes.

Your doctor will explain how to take Iverscab 12mg Dispersible Tablet and how much you need. Read the instructions that come with the medicine to make sure you take it correctly. Generally, it is taken on an empty stomach. You usually need to take it only once to get rid of your infection. However, if you do not feel better after taking it, talk to your doctor. To get the most benefit of the medicine, drink lots of fluids and avoid caffeine when taking this medication.

This medicine is generally safe with little or no side effects. Your doctor may get stool and blood tests after taking the medication to see if you have gotten rid of the infection. Remember before taking it, you should ask your doctor’s advice if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Iverscab Tablet DT

  • Parasitic infections

Side effects of Iverscab Tablet DT

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 Iverscab

  • Application site burning

How to use Iverscab Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Iverscab 12mg Dispersible Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Iverscab Tablet DT works

Iverscab 12mg Dispersible 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Iverscab 12mg Dispersible Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Iverscab 12mg Dispersible Tablet 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
Iverscab 12mg Dispersible Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Iverscab 12mg Dispersible Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Iverscab 12mg Dispersible Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Iverscab 12mg Dispersible Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Iverscab Tablet DT?

If you miss a dose of Iverscab 12mg Dispersible Tablet, please consult your doctor.

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Fact Box

Chemical Class
Macrocyclic Lactone Derivative
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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He is having stomach pain. Recommend any dispersible tablet He is having stomach pain and loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
There are many underlying causes of Patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will give opinion and prescribe you treatment. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary.
Approx 2inches parasitic worm came in stool
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
bandy plus once daily in night for 3 nights
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FAQs

Q. What is Iverscab? What is it used for?

Iverscab belongs to a class of medicines known as ectoparasiticides. It helps to treat many types of parasite infections, including head lice, scabies, river blindness (onchocerciasis), certain types of diarrhea (strongyloidiasis) and some other worm infections. It can be taken by mouth or applied to the skin for external infestations.

Q. Is Iverscab effective?

Iverscab is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. It is important to complete the full course of treatment. Stopping the use of Iverscab may cause the symptoms to return or even worsen.

Q. Is Iverscab available over the counter?

No, Iverscab is not available over the counter. It can only be taken if prescribed by a doctor. Do not self-medicate to avoid any side effects. Take it only under the supervision of a healthcare professional to get the maximum benefit of Iverscab.

Q. How does Iverscab work?

Iverscab works by first paralyzing and then later killing the infection-causing organisms. This also helps in slowing down the multiplication rate of the causative organisms, thereby accelerating the healing process. This whole process helps in treating the infection.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Iverscab?

If you forget a dose of Iverscab, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Iverscab safe?

Iverscab is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

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