Connect with us

Health

FDA warns against using head lice drug ivermectin to treat coronavirus – Fox News

The Food and Drug Administration is warning Americans against using ivermectin, a drug that kills parasites, to treat COVID-19.

Published

on

Article feature image
ADVERTISEMENT

The Food and Drug Administration is warning Americans against using ivermectin, a drug that kills parasites, to treat COVID-19. 
“Taking large doses of this drug is dangerous and can cause serious harm,” the FDA said Friday. 
Ivermectin is used to treat head lice and some skin conditions like rosacea in humans, and is used to treat internal and external parasitic infections in animals. 
FDA GREENLIGHTS ELI LILLY COVID-19 COMBO THERAPY
Some researchers have touted ivermectin as a potential treatment…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

Article feature image
As COVID-19 vaccines expand, face masks remain important – Los Angeles Times
Article feature image
Long Covid Patients Face Lingering, Worrisome Risks, Study Finds – The New York Times
Article feature image
New Covid variant detected at Texas A&M lab shows signs of antibody resistance and more severe illness in young people – CNBC