Stromectol, also known as Ivermectin, is a time-tested and approved medication to treat diverse infections in the organism provoked by definite parasites. Besides, the pharmaceutical is frequently recommended for other cases, not mentioned in the safety guide.
Recommendations for Use
Since Stromectol produces a powerful impact on the organism, the medication should be taken following all the rules and directions. The medication should never be taken in smaller or larger doses or for longer than necessary. Ivermectin is commonly used in the morning, on an empty stomach, minimum an hour before or two after your meal. The treatment should be given as a single dose with a full glass of water. To treat the infection effectively, one should administer another Stromectol dose a few months later. Having a weak immune system, a patient may require a few doses of the medication or even using it on a regular basis. However, all the significant decisions are commonly taken by the doctor, so you should only follow the directions. Based on your general health, severity of infection and other symptoms your doctor will decide on the necessary features or changes.
Since Stromectol is usually given in one dose, you should not take it regularly. However, if you are on a schedule, you should strictly follow the plan. Once you have missed a dose, take it the moment you remember or skip it in case the next one should be taken soon.
Provide frequent stool samples to ensure the pharmaceutical is working in the right way. Never pass the medication to other people with similar symptoms. Ask your doctor for prescription first.
Precautions and Contraindications
The most important part of the whole treatment course is safety. But to make Stromectol intake safe and effective one should follow all the recommendations given by a healthcare provider. Consult a medical professional for detailed information concerning your exact case and personal complications. In general, the medication should not be taken by patients allergic to the components of the drug or similar medications. Provide a full list of health problems you have to ensure high safety and effectiveness levels of the drug. Pay exceptional attention to the issues, including kidney and liver diseases, as well as cancer, HIV, AIDS or other disorders that can provide a negative impact on your immune system.
Do not take the medication if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, even though the harmful effect on the health condition of an unborn or nursing child is not reported.
Producing a strong impact on the organism, Stromectol interacts with diverse health complications and medications used to treat them. Such medications include over-the-counter and prescription drugs, herbal preparations, vitamins and supplements. Ask the doctor for a full list of pharmaceuticals that interact with Ivermectin.
As any other anti-parasite treatment, the medication may cause several side effects. The common ones include minor downsides that are usual reactions of the organism to a new treatment and will disappear soon. Such complications include nausea, vomiting, dizziness, upset stomach, headache, muscle pain, skin rashes, etc.
Stromectol misuse and overuse may lead to more serious reactions, including lost bladder and bowel control, allergic reactions, hives, problems breathing, vision issues, puffy eyes, itching, fever, increased heart rate, joint pain, convulsions and other. Seek emergency medical help if you have any of the symptoms or their combinations.