Drug-induced psychosis associated with albendazole-ivermectin combination therapy
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Ivermectin is a medication that is used against many types of parasites. It is used to treat head lice, scabies, river blindness, strongyloidiasis, and lymphatic filariasis, among others. It can be either applied to the skin or taken by mouth.
Albendazole, also known as albendazolum, is a medication used for the treatment of a variety of parasitic worm infestations. It is used for giardiasis, trichuriasis, filariasis, neurocysticercosis, hydatid disease, pinworm disease, and ascariasis, among others. It is taken by mouth
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Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2012 Sep-Oct;34(5):578.e9-578.e10. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2012.01.009. Epub 2012 Feb 9.
Drug-induced psychosis associated with albendazole-ivermectin combination therapy.
Sinha P1, Garg A, Prakash O, Desai NG. 1 Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS), Dilshad Garden, Delhi 110095, India.
We report a case that experienced psychosis after combination therapy of albendazole and ivermectin. This case report represents the first report of psychosis caused by this combination therapy and its treatment with clonazepam.
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Drug-Induced Psychosis Associated with Albendazole-Ivermectin Combination Therapy in a 10-Year-Old Child. Mohapatra S, Sahoo AJ. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2015 Dec;25(10):817-8. doi: 10.1089/cap.2015.0143. No abstract available. PMID: 26683000