IVECOP 12mg (IVERMECTIN) is an anti-parasite medication used to treat a variety of parasites, such as roundworms, hookworms, and certain types of mange. It works by causing nerve damage to the parasites, which leads to paralysis and death.
IVECOP 12mg has many benefits, including treating and preventing infestations, reducing itching caused by parasites, improving animal coat condition, and promoting overall health.
How does ivermectin work?
IVECOP 12mg works by targeting neurotransmitter-gated ion channels in parasitic worms and arthropods that lead to paralysis and death of the parasite.
How to take IVECOP 12mg:
IVECOP 12mg can be taken orally or as a topical treatment applied directly to the affected area. Dosage for oral administration will depend on the age and weight of the patient; for topical use, follow instructions provided on the product label.
Overdose may cause nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, dizziness, drowsiness or lightheadedness; seek immediate medical attention if any of these occur. If a dose is missed, take it as soon as possible unless it is close to time for the next scheduled dose.
IVECOP 12mg strengths are available in tablets containing 0.08 mg/kg bodyweight up to 200mg per tablet; oral solution (liquid) concentrations range from 10 mcg/ml up to 50mcg/ml; and ointments contain 0.5% – 5% ivermectin concentration depending on formulation type.
Side effects may include stomach upset, diarrhea, skin irritation or hives where topical applications have been used; seizures may occur at higher doses or with accidental overdose so care must be taken when using this medication.
IVECOP 12mg can interact with other drugs or medications so consult your healthcare provider before taking this medication if you are currently taking any other prescription or over-the-counter medications. This drug should also not be used if you have any known allergies or hypersensitivities to ivermectin or similar drugs in its class.
Consult your doctor for more information about contraindications before beginning treatment with ivermectin.