Health ministry says no to ivermectin after study
Health DG Noor Hisham Abdullah says the health ministry continues with prior advice that ivermectin only be used within clinical trials settings with monitoring.
Results of govt study on ivermectin as Covid treatment to be tabled soon
Deputy Health Minister Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali says so far there is very limited evidence to support the use of ivermectin to treat or prevent Covid-19.
Two cases of ivermectin poisoning detected
The health ministry advises against taking the drug for self-treatment.
Why ivermectin should not be used to treat or prevent Covid-19
Taking large doses of this drug is dangerous and can cause serious harm.
Health experts pan calls by PH reps for ivermectin to treat Covid-19
They recommend waiting for authentic information obtained through clinical studies on the matter.
Study supporting ivermectin as alternative Covid treatment pulled over fraud concerns
Study results endorsed ivermectin as a Covid therapy and were widely cited, but independent researchers have found glaring discrepancies in the data.
Indonesians ignore warnings in rush to buy anti-parasite drug for Covid
Pharmacies across the country are running out of ivermectin, an oral treatment normally used to treat lice and other parasitic infections.
Philippines, US trialling repurposed drugs to fight mild Covid-19
In the US, the search is on for an existing prescription or over-the-counter medication that could help treat people with mild to moderate symptoms of Covid-19.