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Side effect(s) of Moxidectin

Read the side effects of Moxidectin as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Gastrointestinal: Diarrhea, pain in the stomach, infection of the stomach and intestine

Cardiovascular: Low blood pressure, edema or fluid accumulation, abnormal heart rate, low sodium level

Nervous system: Headache, dizziness, fever

Respiratory: Cough, influenza symptoms such as a runny nose and sore throat

Eye: Pain and itching, loss of vision, swelling of eyelids or eye due to allergies, increased tear secretion

Others: Rashes, muscle pain, abnormal lab values of eosinophils, neutrophils, and lymphocytes

Other Precautions :  Moxidectin will not kill adult Onchocerca volvulus worms; therefore the patient should be advised to go for a follow-up evaluation which is necessary.

Moxidectin tablets should be taken as a single dose and should not be taken again, as the safety and effectiveness of moxidectin repeat administration were not appropriately studied which may even result in serious side effects.

Drug Name : Moxidectin

Moxidectin tablets for oral use is prescribed to treat onchocerciasis or river blindness in patients aged 12 years and above caused by the parasite Onchocerca volvulus.
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