What is Ivermectin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Stromectol Rosiver Soolantra Cream


Ivermectin is a broad-spectrum antiparasitic medication used to treat infections due to the nematode parasite Strongyloides stercoralis; and the nematode parasite Onchocerca volvulus which causes Onchocerciasis, also known as river blindness.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ivermectin

Side effect Patients
Redness 1
Vision problems 1


Based on patients currently taking Ivermectin

Dosage Patients
6 mg every other week 1
1 % daily 1
3 mg four times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Ivermectin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Ivermectin


Currently taking Ivermectin

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 2

Stopped taking Ivermectin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 2
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Ivermectin after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Metronidazole topical (MetroGel) 1
Permethrin 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Ivermectin.