Read the manufacturer's Instructions for Use if available from your pharmacist before you start using ivermectin cream and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
This medication is for use only on the face.
Clean the affected area with a mild soap or soap-free cleanser and pat dry. Apply this medication to the affected areas of the face as directed by your doctor, usually once a day. Use a pea-sized amount for each area of the face (such as the forehead, chin, nose, each cheek) that is affected. Spread the cream smoothly and evenly in a thin layer. Wash your hands well after applying.
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, inside your nose, or on your lips. If this accidentally happens, rinse right away with plenty of cool water.
Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time each day.
Do not use large amounts or apply this product more often than directed. Your condition will not clear faster, and the chance of side effects may be increased. It may take several weeks of continued use before you see the effects of this medication. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.