Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
Acarexx Otic Suspension is packaged in two polypropylene ampules per foil pouch, which are packaged 12 foil pouches per display carton. Each ampule is filled to deliver 0.5 mL of 0.01% ivermectin otic suspension per ear.
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
St. Joseph, MO 64506 U.S.A.
Acarexx is a registered trademark of Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
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Acarexx and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
This medication falls into category C. In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.
Acarexx and Lactation
Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed.
Ivermectin has been detected in human breast milk. Because of the possibility for adverse reactions in nursing infants from ivermectin, a choice should be made whether to stop nursing or to stop use of this medication. The importance of the drug to the mother should be considered.
If you take too much this medication, call your healthcare provider or local Poison Control Center, or seek emergency medical attention right away.
If you apply too much ivermectin lotion to your scalp, you are not likely to experience severe side effects. However, if this medication in taken by mouth, call your local Poison Control Center or seek emergency medical attention right away.