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Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) - welzo
Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) - welzo

Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%)

Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) - welzo
Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) - welzo
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Soolantra is a topical prescription medication for acne rosacea. It works as an anti-inflammatory to reduce blemishes and...

Soolantra is a topical prescription medication for acne rosacea. It works as an anti-inflammatory to reduce blemishes and treat spots and pimples.

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What is Soolantra Cream?

Soolantra Cream is an anti-inflammatory cream that can be applied as a lotion on the skin's surface for the treatment of acne (pimples), spots and blemishes. 

How does it work?

Soolantra Cream contains the ingredient ivermectin which acts as an anti-inflammatory as well as kills parasites (demodex mites) which have been linked as a cause of acne and rosacea.

Is Soolantra Cream right for me?

If you have mild to moderate acne, Soolantra Cream can work as an acne treatment. It will help to clear up acne within 8-12 weeks and reduce the appearance of spots on the skin.

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Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Soolantra Cream

Apply a pea-sized amount thinly, ONCE daily to each reddened area of the face for up to 16 weeks, repeat if symptoms return.

Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.

  • Temporary redness or stinging feeling on the skin

Disclaimer: This website does not constitute medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.


Next Day Delivery Guarantee

All orders placed before 14:00 weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24 Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.

Our Discreet Packaging Promise

We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or envelopes. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!

How to use Soolantra Cream?

Always use Soolantra Cream exactly as prescribed by your doctor or as advised by the pharmacist. 

  • Gently wash and dry your skin then apply a thin layer of Soolantra Cream on the entire face. Make-up can be applied once the lotion has dried.
  • After using Soolantra Cream, wash your hands properly. Avoid getting the cream around or in the eyes, mouth and nose. Not intended for internal use. 
  • Soolantra Cream may be applied once a day for up to 3 months, treatment length varies as recommended by your provider.
  • Soolantra Cream use is not suitable for adolescents or children.

If unsure of how to use Soolantra Cream or if you have further questions, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Warning and Precautions

Soolantra Cream may not be safe if used with certain medications or recreational drugs. Please inform the prescriber if you are taking any of the listed medications.

DO NOT use Soolantra Cream:

  • If you are allergic to any ingredients found in Soolantra Cream, such as ivermectin, or other medicine. Soolantra Cream also contains stearyl alcohol, cetyl alcohol, propyl parahydroxybenzote, methyl parahydroxybenzoate and propylene glycol, which may cause varying effects on the skin. 
  • If worsening symptoms occur and continue after 1 week of the treatment, please talk to your provider. 
  • If you are breastfeeding, pregnant or believed to be pregnant, the use of Soolantra Cream is not recommended but consult with a doctor for advice.
  • If you have issues with your liver, consult a doctor before use. 

If unsure of how to take Soolantra Cream or if you have further questions, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) Patient Leaflet

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Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the patient information leaflet and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.

Can I get Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) on the NHS?

Whether or not you can get Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) on the NHS is dependent on your local guidelines and eligibility status. It is best to contact your local GP service if you are unsure of whether you can get Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) from the NHS.

Can you get Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) over the counter?

No, you can’t get Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) over the counter without a prescription or consultation. Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) is a regulated medication so all purchases need to have a prescription and/or suitable consultation form completed.

Can I buy Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) online even if I have never taken it before?

A prescribing pharmacist will need to review your consultation form before the medication can be dispatched.

Is Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) safe?

If you have been prescribed Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.

However, all medications can potentially have adverse effects and should be taken exactly as prescribed. If you experience any side effects when taking Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) then you should contact a doctor immediately.

Are there any foods that should be avoided when taking Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%)?

We recommend you read the patient information leaflet for this product thoroughly before taking the treatment. This is essential to understanding any interactions that can occur and to take the medication safely.

Can I buy Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) from Boots?

It is generally possible to purchase medication, including Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%), from UK pharmacies like Boots. However, I recommend checking the Boots website or contacting Boots directly for the most current and accurate information. Remember to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new medication.

Can I buy Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) from Superdrug?

If you would like to buy Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%), you will need to check availability on the Superdrug website.

Can I buy Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) from Amazon?

Amazon does not sell medication such as Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%), as they are not a pharmacy service provider. Always check with Amazon to see what they sell.

How long does Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) take to work?

The time it takes for a Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) to work can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as the strength, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as any potential interactions with other medications or substances. Generally, the effects of Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) may be noticeable within the time frame outlined by the prescribing pharmacist. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions provided by your healthcare professional, and to consult them if you have any concerns or questions about the medication's efficacy or possible side effects.

How effective is Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%)?

The effectiveness of Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) can vary significantly depending on various factors, such as the dosage, the condition being treated, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as the presence of any other medications or substances that might interact with it. While some medications may be highly effective for certain individuals and conditions, others might experience a lesser degree of benefit or may require adjustments to the dosage or additional treatments to achieve the desired results.

What are the risks of taking Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%)?

At Welzo, we are dedicated to providing our customers with accurate and comprehensive information about medications. We believe that understanding the potential risks and side effects associated with a medication is essential for making informed decisions about your health. This guide outlines some general considerations for assessing the risks of medication and includes references to the National Health Service (NHS) for further information.

  1. Read the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL): Every medication comes with a Patient Information Leaflet, which provides essential details about the drug, its uses, and potential side effects. Be sure to read this leaflet carefully before starting any new medication. The Electronic medicines compendium has a list of patient leaflets. you can visit by heading to
  2. Be aware of potential side effects: All medications have the potential to cause side effects, ranging from mild and short-lived symptoms to more serious, long-lasting issues. It's important to understand the possible side effects of a medication and how to manage them. The NHS has a helpful resource on managing medication side effects, while also speaking to a healthcare professional is important in understanding any potential risks of taking Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%).
  3. Interactions with other medications: Some medications may interact with others, leading to increased side effects or reduced effectiveness. Make sure to inform your healthcare professional about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking. The NHS offers a useful tool for checking potential drug interactions here.
  4. Contraindications and precautions: Certain medical conditions or factors may make it unsafe for you to take a particular medication. Before starting any new medication, inform your healthcare professional about your medical history and any current health issues. The NHS provides more information about contraindications and precautions here.
  5. Appropriate use and dosage: It's crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions for taking a medication to ensure its effectiveness and minimise the risk of side effects. The NHS has a useful guide on using medicines safely here.
  6. Monitoring and follow-up: Some medications require regular monitoring or follow-up appointments with your healthcare professional to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Be sure to schedule and attend these appointments as needed.

Can I buy Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) in the UK?

Yes, you can buy Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) in the UK with a valid prescription and or consultation form. Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) is available in the UK for purchase from local pharmacies with a valid prescription and or consultation. It is imperative that you ensure that the pharmacy you are buying the products from is licensed and registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

Are Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) users satisfied with the product?

We have a list of reviews from customers taking Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) at the bottom of this page. For more information of the reviews of Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) head over to for further details.

Can I buy Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) from an online pharmacy?

This is dependent on your eligibility for the medication.

How much does Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) cost?

The costs of Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%) are listed at the top of the page. Pricing is provided as a reference as we do not sell Soolantra Cream (Ivermectin 1%).

Is Soolantra sold over the counter?

No, it is not currently sold over the counter. Soolantra is a prescription medication and must be prescribed by a doctor.

Is Soolantra a steroid?

No, it is not a steroid.

Soolantra is a topical cream that is used to treat the bumps and blemishes of rosacea. It contains the active ingredient ivermectin, which is an anti-parasitic medication that is also used to treat head lice and scabies. Ivermectin works by killing the mites that cause rosacea, as well as reducing the inflammation and redness associated with the condition.

Is this medication suitable for me?

Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.

How is the medication delivered?

All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.

What does Soolantra to do the skin?

Soolantra works by killing the mites that cause rosacea, as well as reducing the inflammation and redness associated with the condition. Ivermectin, the active ingredient in Soolantra, has been shown to be effective in treating rosacea in clinical studies. In one study, over 80% of people who used Soolantra saw their rosacea symptoms improve after 8 weeks of treatment.

How quickly does Soolantra work?

Some people see results in as little as 2 weeks, but for most people it takes 4-8 weeks to start seeing noticeable improvement. You should use Soolantra every day during this time to get the best results. Once your skin starts to clear, you can start using it less frequently, but you may need to use it long-term to keep your skin clear.

How do I order my medication?

Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.

Can I cancel or return my order?

For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.

You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.

Customer Reviews

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Cherry Lietz

The pharmacy team should be able to offer advice on medication interactions with common cold and flu remedies.