Ivomec® (Ivermectin)

Drug description

Ivomec® is a dewormer.

Form

Injectable solution

Indications

Used in dogs and cats to prevent heartworm infections and to control hookworms in cats.

Ivermectin is also used to treat certain skin parasites.

Contraindications

Ivermectin is not recommended for puppies and kittens under 6 weeks of age.

Side effects

Decreased body temperature and vomiting have been observed in some patients following the administration of this product.

Recommended monitoring

Collie-type dogs should be watched closely for 8 hours after administration.

Drug interactions

Interactions have been reported with the following drugs: benzodiazepines, ketamine, spinosad, erythromycin, itraconazole, ketoconazole and many others. 

Consult your veterinarian to make sure this product is suitable for your pet if he is taking other medication.

Active ingredient

Ivermectin

Storage

Keep the bottle in its box, protected from the light.