Ivermectin Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Fever
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Rash
  • 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 Scar
  • Inflammation Of The Corneal Edge Of The Eye
  • Pink Eye

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Dizzy
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Head Pain
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Hemorrhage From The Conjunctiva Of The Eye
  • Hepatitis
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Mazzotti Reaction
  • Seizures
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Worsening Of Asthma

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon Standing
  • Constipation
  • Drowsiness
  • Hives
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Shaking Extremities
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Throwing Up

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