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Mectizan 3MG- One Tablet

What is Mectizan drug used for?

Mectizan is an anthelmintic drug used for the effective treatment of parasitic roundworm infections like onchocerciasis or river blindness, pinworm, and threadworm infections by killing juvenile microfilariae, thus reducing microfilarial load.

Who makes Mectizan?

Mectizan generally known as Ivermectin is produced by Merck and Co. Inc

Side Effects

Some common side effects of taking Mectizan include; skin rash, fever, itching, diarrhea, headache, nausea, fever, dizziness, joint pain, and heart palpitations. If these effects become unbearable or prolonged, please consult your medical doctor. 

Mectizan and albendazole

Mectizan and albendazole are both antihelminthic drugs and can be co-administered safely for the treatment of onchocerciasis. The two-drug combination shows no superior advantage over the individual medications.

Mectizan price in Nigeria

You can purchase Mectizan online at a very affordable price from Drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy

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Dosage

Doses and duration of use vary for different patients based on age, body weight, medical condition, and specific body reaction. Often the usual adult dose for river blindness is 0.15 mg/kg orally once every 12 months. Always consult your medical doctor for your specific dose.

Content on Drugstore.ng should not be taken as prescription or medical advice. Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using any medication.

Direction of Use

Mectizan tablets are usually administered orally at least 1 hour before a meal. Always use as directed by your doctor.

Content on Drugstore.ng should not be taken as prescription or medical advice. Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using any medication.

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