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My doctor has prescribe Ivermectin although he cannot diagnose

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My doctor has prescribe Ivermectin although he cannot diagnose my medical condition. What are dangers of taking Ivermectin if ny the medical diagnosis is unsure?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.
ivermectin is a topical antiparasitic agent
the most common side effects are itchiness of the skin, rash, fever, edema swelling, headaches, muscle pains, dizziness, fast heart rate, conjunctivitis.
in very rare cases some patients can have drops in blood pressure and fast heart rate and seizures. but these chances are rare
have you had a skin biopsy by your dermatologist to help with a diagnosis?