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Active ingredients: ivermectin
What it is used for
STROMECTOL (ivermectin) is indicated for the treatment of: a) Onchocerciasis and intestinal strongyloidiasis (anguillulosis). b) Crusted scabies in conjunction with topical therapy c) Human sarcoptic scabies when prior topical treatment has failed or is contraindicated. Treatment is only justified when the diagnosis of scabies has been established clinically and /or by parasitological examination. Without formal diagnosis, treatment is not justified in case of pruritus alone.©
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White, round, flat uncoated tablets with bevelled edge; unscored on one side and engraved with MSD and 32 on the other.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on December 1, 2022. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient ivermectin
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems