Who should take ivermectin?

Ivermectin is prescribed for people with roundworm infections, primarily two types: onchocerciasis (river blindness) and strongyloidiasis. This drug may be used to treat other types of worm infections, head or pubic lice, and a condition called scabies, in which small mites live under the skin and cause itchiness.

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