Mectin 6 Tablet

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Mectin 6 Tablet Benefits & Uses

Mectin 6 Tablet is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Mectin 6 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Scabies
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.2 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: once only
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose repeated in 2 weeks
Geriatric
  • Disease: Scabies
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.2 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: once only
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: dose repeated in 2 weeks
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Scabies
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.2 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: once only
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: dose repeated in 2 weeks

Mectin 6 Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Mectin 6 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Mectin. It is best to stop taking Mectin immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Mectin 6 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Mectin. If you see any side effects, stop taking Mectin immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Mectin again, only after your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Mectin 6 Tablet on the Kidneys?


    There is no research available on the side effects of Mectin on kidney. Therefore, its impact is unknown.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Mectin 6 Tablet on the Liver?


    Very few cases of side effects of Mectin on the liver have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Mectin 6 Tablet on the Heart?


    You can take Mectin without any fear of damage to the heart.

    Safe


Mectin 6 Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Mectin 6 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Mectin 6 Tablet

  • Is this Mectin 6 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Mectin 6 Tablet does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Mectin 6 Tablet can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Mectin 6 Tablet should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Mectin 6 Tablet is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Mectin 6 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Mectin 6 Tablet


    Taking Mectin 6 Tablet with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Mectin 6 Tablet


    Consuming Mectin 6 Tablet with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Mectin 6 Tablet

Question over 4 years ago

Can I take Mectin and doxycycline together?

Dr. Chirag Bhingradiya MBBS , Pediatrics

Yes, you can take Mectin and doxycycline together. No harmful drug-drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug along with doxycycline then do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

Question about 5 years ago

Can I discontinue Mectin on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. K. M. Bhatt MBBS, PG Dip , Cardiology, Pediatrics, General Surgery, General Physician, Emergency Medicine, Physical Medicine

No, you must not discontinue Mectin on your own. Discontinuing Mectin own your own might lead to a relapse of the infection. Therefore, you must follow the recommendations of your doctor.

Question about 5 years ago

Is Mectin an antibiotic?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

No, Mectin is not an antibiotic because it is not effective against bacteria. It is an anthelmintic drug that is effective against parasitic and worm infections.

Question about 5 years ago

Does Mectin cause itching (urticaria)?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Mectin may cause itching (urticaria) in some cases. However, the exact cause behind the itching is unknown. If you are experiencing excessive itching after taking this drug then you are advised to discuss it with your doctor without further delay.

Question about 5 years ago

Can I use Mectin without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

No, Mectin is a prescription drug so do not use it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for the patient to use this drug without a doctor's advice because it can cause unpleasant side effects. Hence, the patient should seek doctors advice before using this medication by himself or herself.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 853-854

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Stromectol® (ivermectin)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Soolantra™ (ivermectin)



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