Elect 12 6 mg tablet: Uses, Side effects, Dosage

Manufacturer: Captab Biotec

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Trade name: Elect

Strength: 12 mg

Type: Dispersible tablet   

Active ingredient: Ivermectin

Category: Antihelmintics

Pregnancy category: Ivermectin belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: B3 And US FDA pregnancy category C.

Uses: Elect 12 6 mg tablet is used to treat certain parasitic infections(Onchocerciasis, Strongyloidiasis, Ascariasis, Filariasis, Cutaneous Larva Migrans) .This medicine may be used to treat other parasitic infections such as lice and scabies.

How to use: Take Elect 12 6 mg tablet orally with a full glass of water on an empty stomach at least 1 hour before a meal. This medicine is given as single dose. For infections like onchocerciasis you may need to take multiple doses as directed by your doctor. You might need to do tests (stool test) to check if your infection has cleared.

Side Effects: Headache, dizziness, muscle pain, nausea and vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea may occur.

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Dosage: 0.15 mg per kg orally once in a year.

Written by: : healthplus24.com team

Date last updated: February 16th, 2016