Dose of Ivermectin for Scabies -


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The recommended dose of ivermectin for the treatment of scabies is 0.2 mg/kg orally once, with a repeat dose given 2 weeks later. This dosage aims to deliver approximately 200 micrograms per kilogram of body weight.

For patients with crusted scabies, a more intensive dosing regimen may be required, often involving multiple doses spaced one to two weeks apart[3][4]. Australian guidelines suggest the following dosing regimens for crusted scabies:

- Day 1, between day 8 and day 15: First dose, second dose
- Day 1, day 2, day 8: First dose, second dose, third dose
- Day 1, day 2, day 8, day 9, day 15: First dose, second dose, third dose, fourth dose, fifth dose
- Day 22, day 29: Sixth dose, seventh dose

Buy Ivermectin Online, therapy for scabies is often combined with the use of a topical scabicide, such as permethrin 5% cream. Dose adjustment is not necessary for patients with kidney or liver impairment.

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