Brand Names:
Ivomec, Imectin, Ivermec, Ivergot, Gotax


Drug Type: Antiparasitic

Ivermectin


Ivermectin is a broad-spectrum antiparasitic medication. In birds it's used most commonly for mites and lice, and sometimes ascarids and other nematodes. It can be given orally, by injection, or applied topically.

Typical Dosage: 200 ug/kg, repeat 10-14 days; given orally topically or IM.

Egg Withdrawal Period: Have not yet been established due to limitation in studies.
  • Diarrhea
  • ataxia
  • blindness
  • abdominal swelling
  • Sudden death
  • Clotrimazole: The metabolism of Ivermectin can be decreased when combined with Clotrimazole.
  • Erythromycin: The metabolism of Ivermectin can be decreased when combined with Erythromycin.
  • Doxycycline: The metabolism of Ivermectin can be decreased when combined with Doxycycline.
  • Fluconazole: The metabolism of Ivermectin can be decreased when combined with Fluconazole.
  • Ketoconazole: The metabolism of Ivermectin can be decreased when combined with Ketoconazole.
  • Itraconazole:The metabolism of Ivermectin can be decreased when combined with Itraconazole.
  • Pentobarbital:The metabolism of Ivermectin can be increased when combined with Pentobarbital.
  • St. John's Wort: The serum concentration of Ivermectin can be decreased when it is combined with St. John's Wort.
  • Voriconazole: The metabolism of Ivermectin can be decreased when combined with Voriconazole.