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Sivermin (Ivermectin) Drug Price and Information

Ivermectin is an anthelminthic drug used to treat certain parasitic infections like Strongyloidiasis and Onchocerciasis. It has recently gained attention due to increased usage in COVID-19.  

Sivermin

  Tablet  
Saimark Biotech Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Ivermectin
 100.00
3mg
10 Tablets
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    Drug information on Sivermin (Ivermectin) from Saimark Biotech Pvt. Ltd.

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    Drug Name : Ivermectin

    Ivermectin is an anthelminthic drug used to treat certain parasitic infections like Strongyloidiasis and Onchocerciasis. It has recently gained attention due to increased usage in COVID-19.
    More Info about Ivermectin

    Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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    Medical condition(s) for which Sivermin may be prescribed


    Overview of Sivermin

    • Ivermectin is indicated for treating Strongyloidiasis of the intestinal tract caused by the parasite named Strongyloides stercoralis. • It is also used for Onchocerciasis or River blindness caused by the parasite named Onchocerca volvulus • Scabies caused by the mite named Sarcoptes.

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    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.

    Side effects of Sivermin

    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.

    How to use Sivermin?

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

    When Should Sivermin not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients in ivermectin

    Warnings and Precautions for Sivermin

    Caution is required in patients with a 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 a serious brain problem with 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 Sivermin

    Avoid excess dosage

    Drug Interactions of Sivermin

    Ivermectin can interact with the following drugs in various extents: • Warfarin

    Storage Conditions for Sivermin

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



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