Applies to ivermectin topical: topical application cream, topical application lotion
Along with its needed effects, ivermectin topical may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Some side effects of ivermectin topical may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
Applies to ivermectin topical: topical cream, topical lotion
The most frequently reported side effects included skin burning sensation, skin irritation, pruritus, and dry skin, occurring in 1% or less of patients.
Common (1% to 10%): Burning sensation
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Skin irritation, pruritus, dry skin
Frequency not reported: Erythema, contact dermatitis, dandruff
Common (1% to 10%): Muscle strain, back pain
Common (1% to 10%): Headache
Common (1% to 10%): Nasopharyngitis, upper respiratory tract infection, sinusitis
Common (1% to 10%): Seasonal allergy
Frequency not reported: Conjunctivitis, ocular hyperemia, eye irritation
Common (1% to 10%): Urinary tract infection
Medically reviewed by BestRx Medical Team Last updated on 1/1/2020.
Source: Drugs.com Ivermectin