Do you have to dilute ivermectin?
Ivermectin solutions almost always must be diluted in order to provide appropriate dosages for heartworm prevention. DO NOT USE UNDILUTED IVERMECTIN unless you are very careful to follow the instructions below, and you have either a large dog or know for certain that your dog does not have the MDR1 mutation.
Is ivermectin toxic?
You can also overdose on ivermectin, which can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, hypotension (low blood pressure), allergic reactions (itching and hives), dizziness, ataxia (problems with balance), seizures, coma and even death.
Can a human inject ivermectin?
People should not take any form of ivermectin unless it has been prescribed by a licensed health care provider and is obtained through a legitimate source. People should never take animal drugs, as the FDA has only evaluated their safety and effectiveness in the particular animal species for which they are labeled.
Can ivermectin be absorbed through the skin?
Ivermectin works by paralyzing and killing parasites such as lice and their eggs (nits). Ivermectin lotion is not recommended for use in children younger than 6 months of age. Too much medication may be absorbed through their skin, leading to an increased risk of side effects.
How many milligrams of Ivomec for growing pigs?
Dosage Body Weight (lb) Dose Volume (mL) Growing Pigs 19 1/4 Growing Pigs 38 1/2 Growing Pigs 75 1 Growing Pigs 150 2
What do you need to know about Ivomec injections?
Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment and control of parasitism. IVOMEC ® (ivermectin) is an injectable parasiticide for cattle and swine.
Where is the injection site for Ivomec in cattle?
Cattle: IVOMEC Injection should be given only by subcutaneous injection under the loose skin in front of or behind the shoulder at the recommended dose level of 200 mcg of ivermectin per kilogram of body weight. Each mL of IVOMEC contains 10 mg of ivermectin, sufficient to treat 110 lb (50 kg) of body weight (maximum 10 mL per injection site).
What are the ingredients in an ivermectin injection?
IVERMECTIN Injection is a clear, ready-to-use, sterile solution containing 1% ivermectin, 40% glycerol formal, and propylene glycol, q.s. ad 100%.