What Medications Should Not Be Taken With Ivermectin
Do not take other medicines unless they have been discussed with your doctor. This includes prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter [OTC]) medicines and herbal or vitamin supplements. Side Effects Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects.
Ivermectin is in a class of medications called anthelmintics. It treats strongyloidosis by killing the worms in the intestines. It treats onchocerciasis by killing the developing worms. Ivermectin does not kill the adult worms that cause onchocerciasis and therefore it will not cure this type of infection.
Each tablet contains 3 milligrams (mg) of ivermectin. Weighing 80 kg or more—200 mcg/kg of body weight taken as a single dose. Weighing 66 to 79 kg—5 tablets taken as a single dose. Weighing 51 to 65 kg—4 tablets taken as a single dose. Weighing 36 to 50 kg—3 tablets taken as a single dose. Weighing 25 to 35 kg—2 tablets taken as a single dose.
Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval. Some of the products that may interact with this drug include: barbiturates (such as phenobarbital,...