Ivermectin Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Fever
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Accumulation Of Fluid In The Tissues Of The Eyelid
  • Corneal Opacity, A Scarring Disorder That Results In Clouding Of The Cornea Of The Eye
  • Inflammation Of The Corneal Edge Of The Eye
  • Pink Eye

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Hemorrhage From The Conjunctiva Of The Eye
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Mazzotti Reaction, A Reaction Resulting From The Treatment Of A Parasite Infection
  • Seizures
  • Worsening Asthma

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Constipation
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Drowsiness
  • Hives
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Orthostatic Hypotension, A Form Of Low Blood Pressure
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Vomiting

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