Sumary of Ivermectin has ‘no role’ to play in fight against Covid-19, health officials say:
- Anthony PiovesanNCA NewsWireCamera IconNot Supplied Credit: SuppliedShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail UsCopy the LinkVictoria’s deputy chief health officer has rubbished claims an anti-parasitic drug can treat Covid-19, saying there is “no evidence behind its use”.
- “I would strongly encourage any person who is considering whether they may have Covid to get a test, and then let our healthcare system look after you,” he told reporters on Thursday.
- Camera IconIvermectin is a generic anti-parasitic medication that has not been proven to treat Covid-19. The Pulse Credit: SuppliedThe TGA said the website remained in compliance to official medical advertising standards.
- “The TGA strongly discourages self-medication and self-dosing with Ivermectin for Covid-19 as it may be dangerous to your health.