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Ivermectin topical Side Effects

Applies to ivermectin topical: topical application cream, topical application lotion

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by ivermectin topical. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

Minor Side Effects

Some of the side effects that can occur with ivermectin topical may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

Rare
  • Burning, itching, redness, or stinging of the skin
  • burning, dry, or itching eyes
  • dandruff
  • discharge or excessive tearing
  • dry skin
  • redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid

Not all side effects for ivermectin topical may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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