2021/07/28/Why is the FDA attacking a safe effective drug

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Short Answer: The FDA is not attacking the drug. It's trying to warn people against taking animal-approved formulations of it (which has been happening due to the influence of articles like this) for a purpose for which the drug has not yet been shown to be safe and effective. Many studies are under way – but the data have not yet come in, and the FDA is acting entirely appropriately in that light.



  • Reddit
  • Hacker News:
    • 2021-08-03 "Bullshit article. the FDA isn't attacking, they're pointing out that a drug certified for treating roundworm and similar parasitic infections is not certified for treating COVID-19, and that relying on it for that purpose might turn out badly. / From the headline onwards, this whole article is concern trolling..."
    • 2021-07-30 "In Brazil, there are people needing liver transplantation because they used Ivermectin to "treat" Covid."
  • Prashant Bushan on Twitter "Ivermectin is a promising Covid treatment and prophylaxis, but the agency is denigrating it. / No doubt that FDA is acting under the influence of big Pharma and vaccine companies." Um, there is no evidence for this at all.