It is widely used in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to treat worm infections . 45) Ivermectin treatment of Onchocercal filarial infection causes the disappearance of microfilariae from the peripheral skin lymphatics Ivermectin is approved for human use to treat infections caused by some parasitic worms and head lice and skin conditions like rosacea. The safety of using ivermectin in children weighing. 4 With total doses of ivermectin distributed apparently equaling one-third of the present world population, 5 ivermectin at the usual. In the case of persistent infection of the urogenital system, treatment with the systemically effective substance albendazole (or ivermectin ) can be considered in specialized centers (e15– e17). 2,3 Also used for the treatment of scabies and lice, it is one of the World Health Organization’s Essential Medicines.
Currently available data do not show ivermectin is effective. It may also be used to treat other conditions and as a treatment of onchocerciasis, intestinal strongyloidiasis and onchocerciasis or river blindness Ivermectin is used in children weighing >15 kg for the treatment of helminthic infections , pediculosis, and scabies. It is believed that female adult worms are able to manipulate the immunoregulatory environment, possibly via interleukin 10 (IL-10) levels, to ensure the survival of their microfilarial offspring.