What is Ivermectin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Stromectol Rosiver Soolantra Cream

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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.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Scabies 2 0
Morgellons disease 1 2
Parasitic infections 1 0
Rosacea 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

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

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Ivermectin

Dosage Patients
6 mg every other week 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

Duration

Currently taking Ivermectin

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Ivermectin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
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.