Q. What is Ivory 12mg Tablet? What is it used for?
Ivory 12mg Tablet 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 Ivory 12mg Tablet effective?
Ivory 12mg Tablet 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 Ivory 12mg Tablet may cause the symptoms to return or even worsen.
Q. Is Ivory 12mg Tablet available over the counter?
No, Ivory 12mg Tablet 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 Ivory 12mg Tablet.
Q. How does Ivory 12mg Tablet work?
Ivory 12mg Tablet 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 Ivory 12mg Tablet?
If you forget a dose of Ivory 12mg Tablet, 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 Ivory 12mg Tablet safe?
Ivory 12mg Tablet 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th May 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.