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Pediatric Dosing

Ivermectin (Stromectol)

LICE
DOSE
• 250 µg/kg single dose (vs. repeat in 10 days)
• (come as 3 or 6mg tablets)
WEIGHT DOSE
(LB) (Kg) 250 µg/kg single dose
children: 33 lbs <15kg don’t use ivermectin
33-53 lbs 15-24kg 3mg tab X1
54-77 lbs 25-35kg 6mg tab X1
70 lbs 35kg 9mg  X1
106 lbs 48kg 12mg  X1
132 lbs 60kg 15mg  X1
159 lbs 72kg 18mg X1
185 lbs 84kg 21mg X1
211 lbs 96kg 24mg X1
Disclaimer: All of the information on this website is being presented as helpful reference material but should not be considered authoritative. There are no references because the information has been collected over the years piecemeal from notes, lectures, journals, textbooks, personal communications with other physicians and experience. You may disagree with some of it. Take it simply for what it is: information that I have found useful in my day to day practice as a clinical dermatologist and my hope is that you find it useful as well.