What is Ivermectin?
Ivermectin is a topical prescription medication. It is considered a safe and effective treatment. In two trials that studied patients for up to 12 months, no safety concerns were revealed.
What Does Ivermectin Treat?
Ivermectin is used to treat the inflammatory lesions of rosacea. Studies show that Ivermectin cream can clear all or most of rosacea lesions in 40-80% of patients. Patients report their symptom improvement as good or excellent.
Furthermore, patients who claimed that rosacea negatively affected their quality of life saw great improvement. After the discontinuation of treatment, symptoms will return within four months in about 50% of patients.
How to Use Ivermectin
Ivermectin is applied in a thin layer to the affected areas of the face once a day. This medication should not be applied to the eyes, lips, or mucosa. Always wash your hands after applying Ivermectin.
Store your medication out of the reach of children, at room temperature. Do not use medication after the expiration date.
Precautions and Side Effects
Studies have shown that it is a safe and effective way to treat rosacea lesions and has no serious adverse side effects. Ivermectin is typically well tolerated. A very small portion of patients experience a burning skin sensation, irritation or dry skin when using Ivermectin, but these effects decrease over time as the skin adjusts.
Ivermectin is proven to be an effective treatment for moderate to severe pustular rosacea. However, it is more expensive than some other treatments available. This medication has not been studied in patients with mild forms of rosacea.
This medication should not be used for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. There are no studies to support using this medication in pediatric patients. While there is no overall difference in the safety or effectiveness between younger subjects and geriatric subjects, greater sensitivity should still be considered.
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