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Stromectol (ivermectin) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Stromectol (ivermectin):

Moderate

Alcohol (Ethanol) ↔ ivermectin

Moderate Drug Interaction

Ask your doctor before using ethanol together with ivermectin. Using ethanol with ivermectin can increase the blood levels or add to the side effects of ivermectin. This can cause skin rash, swelling, headache, dizziness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, seizure (convulsions), shortness of breath, and numbness or tingling. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Stromectol (ivermectin) drug Interactions

There are 80 drug interactions with Stromectol (ivermectin)

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

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