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  1. Ivermectin is used to treat strongyloidiasis (threadworm; infection with a type of roundworm that enters the body ... through the airways and lives in the intestines). Ivermectin is also used to control onchocerciasis (river blindness; ...
  2. Ivermectin lotion is used to treat head lice (small bugs that attach themselves to the skin) in ... and children 6 months of age and older. Ivermectin is in a class of medications called anthelmintics. ...
  3. Onchocerciasis (World Health Organization)  
    ... Latin America and Yemen. Community-directed treatment with ivermectin is the core strategy to eliminate onchocerciasis in ... the strategy is biannual large-scale treatment with ivermectin. In 2013 and after a verification process, WHO ...
  4. Lice, Scabies and Pregnancy (Organization of Teratology Information Specialists) - PDF  
    ... it works to treat scabies. Lindane, crotamiton and ivermectin are sometimes used to treat scabies. Crotamiton and ivermectin have not been well studied in pregnancy, and ...
  5. Onchocerciasis (River Blindness) FAQs (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... is commonly treated with an oral medicine called ivermectin. In what parts of the world am I ... to affected communities of an oral drug called ivermectin (Mectizan™), that is donated by Merck & Co., Inc. ...
  6. Head Lice: Treatment (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... established. It can be irritating to the skin. Ivermectin lotion, 0.5%; Brand name product: Sklice* Given as a tablet in mass drug administrations, ivermectin has been used extensively and safely for over ...
  7. ... Ulesfia, prescription required) ● Spinosad (Natroba, prescription required) ● Topical ivermectin (Sklice, prescription required) Follow the manufacturer's instructions for ...
  8. Scabies: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcome (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    ... type of scabies may receive a prescription for ivermectin. This medicine can be prescribed to children and ... nursing home, extended-care facility, and other institution, ivermectin may be prescribed to everyone who has a ...
  9. River Blindness (Lighthouse International)  
    ... is commonly treated with an oral medicine called Ivermectin (Mectizan), which is administered with a dose of ... women or children under five years of age. Ivermectin does not kill the adult parasites, but slowly ...
  10. Pubic "Crab" Lice Treatment (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... FDA) for treatment of pubic ("crab") lice. Oral ivermectin has been used successfully to treat lice; however, ivermectin currently has not been approved by the U.S. ...
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