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Help please? What is the correct dosage of stromectol (ivermectin) for scabies?

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In brief: Correct dosage

Ivermectin (Stromectol) dose is 200 mcg/kg orally on an empty stomach with water. 2 or > doses at least 7 days apart is sometimes needed.
scabies infestation. Per CDC: “The safety of ivermectin in children weighing less than 15 kg and in pregnant women has not been established.” http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/scabies/health_professionals/meds.html

In brief: Correct dosage

Ivermectin (Stromectol) dose is 200 mcg/kg orally on an empty stomach with water. 2 or > doses at least 7 days apart is sometimes needed.
scabies infestation. Per CDC: “The safety of ivermectin in children weighing less than 15 kg and in pregnant women has not been established.” http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/scabies/health_professionals/meds.html
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