Scaberase -IM is an anthelmintic, prescribed for certain parasitic roundworm infections such as Strongyloidiasis and Onchocerciasis.  It kills the worms in the intestines.

Drug information on Scaberase -IM (Ivermectin) from Rowan Bioceuticals Pvt. Ltd.

Scaberase -IM

Rowan Bioceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Ivermectin
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Medical Condition(s) for which Scaberase -IM may be prescribed

Vector-Borne Diseases

Side effects of Scaberase -IM

   Body as a Whole : Weakness/fatigue and abdominal pain.

   Gastrointestinal : Loss of appetite, constipation, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.

   Central Nervous System : Dizziness, drowsiness, unsteadiness and tremor.

   Skin : Itching, rash and hives.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

It is administered as a single oral dose therapy.
Strongyloidiasis- The recommended dose is 200mcg/kg/ body weight.
Onchocerciasis - The recommended dose is 150mcg/kg body weight.

How to use Scaberase -IM?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, as single dose on an empty stomach with a full glass of water.

When is Scaberase -IM not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Scaberase -IM

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of asthma or a weakened immune system, any infection, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery and get up slowly from bed while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• Stool examinations may be performed while taking this medication.

• Patients who have other parasite infections may develop with increased risk of serious brain problem with the following symptoms: unusual back pain, eye bleeding, shortness of breath, failure to control bladder or bowel, trouble walking or standing, mental changes. If it is so consult with your doctor immediately.

Other Precautions for Scaberase -IM

Extreme caution needed in children weighing less than 33 pounds (15 kilograms).
Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Scaberase -IM

Store it at room temperature (25-30°C).

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