StromectolActive Ingredient(s): Ivermectin
FDA Approved: * November 22, 1996
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Category: Antiprotozoal / Anthelmintic
Ivermectin (/avrmktn/, EYE-vr-MEK-tin) is an antiparasitic drug. After its discovery in 1975, its first uses were in veterinary medicine to prevent and treat heartworm and acariasis. Approved for human use in 1987, today it is used to treat infestations including head lice, scabies, river blindness (onchocerciasis), strongyloidiasis, trichuriasis, ascariasis and lymphatic filariasis.[10&... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.