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Ivermectin and COVID 19



Ivermectin

Invitro antiviral activity

Against a broad range of viruses

HIV, dengue, influenza, Zika virus

Invitro antiviral, SARS-CoV-2 activity

99.8% reduction in viral RNA after 48 h

Worldwide use for treating COVID-19

About 3.7 billion doses of ivermectin have been distributed globally over the past 30 years

EVMS CRITICAL CARE COVID-19 MANAGEMENT PROTOCOL

Preexposure prophylaxis in high-risk patients

Postexposure prophylaxis

Symptomatic patients at home

Mildly symptomatic patients in hospital

Progressive Respiratory symptoms

Ivermectin has emerged as the “wonder drug” to prophylaxis and treat COVID-19

Ivermectin inhibits viral replication and has potent anti-inflammatory properties

There is the potential for serious drug-drug interaction

Additional, studies are urgently required to confirm these very impressive preliminary findings

Review of the Emerging Evidence Demonstrating the Efficacy of Ivermectin in the Prophylaxis and Treatment of COVID-19 (7th December)

Front Line COVID-19 Critical Care Alliance (FLCCC)

One Sentence Summary

Review of recently available clinical trial results demonstrating efficacy of ivermectin in prophylaxis and treatment of COVID-19.

Use of Ivermectin Is Associated With Lower Mortality in Hospitalized Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019

The ICON Study (October 2020, South Florida)

Research Question

Does ivermectin benefit hospitalized coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients?

Study Design and Methods

Consecutive patients hospitalized

Four hospitals in Florida

Confirmed COVID-19

March 15 and May 11, 2020

Treated with or without ivermectin

Primary outcome

All-cause in-hospital mortality

Secondary outcomes, mortality in patients with severe pulmonary involvement, extubation rates for mechanically ventilated patients, length of stay

Severe pulmonary involvement

Need for Fio2 ≥ 50%, noninvasive ventilation

Invasive ventilation

Results from reviews

N = 280

Ivermectin treated = 173

Overall mortality 15%

Mortality with severe pulmonary involvement = 38.8%

Not given ivermectin = 107

Overall mortality 25% (OR, 0.52)

Mortality with severe pulmonary involvement = 80.7%

No significant differences were found in extubation rates or length of stay

Most patients in both groups also received hydroxychloroquine, azithromycin, or both

Interpretation

Ivermectin treatment was associated with lower mortality during treatment of COVID-19

Especially in patients with severe pulmonary involvement

Randomized controlled trials are needed to confirm these findings

Ivermectin news

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42 Comments

  1. Good morning from New Zealand, COVID19 is a virus that can cause a secondary infection in the lungs due to streptococcus bacteria that some people have in their body. If it goes to the lungs and causes a lung infection and the doctors don't treat it antibiotics, sepsis sets in and people die…and that's what is happening, doctors don't treat it accordingly because the word is, COVID19 is a virus and antibiotics don't work

  2. Wouldn't this be better than a vaccine? I ordered some to have on hand. I doubt the US will allow it. The NYT discredited it as "fringe" and the usual "disinformation". Not enough profit in it.

  3. I'm a big fan of yours Dr Campbell but I do think you should give this Clinical Care alliance group a bit more credit. This, as I understand it, is a group of doctors who are in charge of widespread clinical care units with outstandingly GOOD Covid 19 mortality rates, who have got together to disseminate information on protocols that actually WORK in the REAL world. Whilst recognising that clinical trials are needed, they also realise that these take time, and in the meantime, patients have to be treated and lives have to be saved NOW. Pragmatism is important when understanding of the disease is still limited. Also, it would be useful to have some indication of the availability of Invermectin in the Uk, and of its dose as a prophylactic measure. Bear in mind also that, to rearrange an old saying, prophylacsis is better than treament!

  4. I've been reading a lot about trials into Doxycycline and it's supposed antiviral properties — is there any chance you can speak about that please, if you have any information?

  5. Excellent reporting as always, and very good news about ivermectin! Hope you're having a nice Sunday, Dr. Campbell. It looks like you've taken the day off. I haven't spotted a video for today.

  6. In Brazil there were 800 healthcare workers who used Ivermectin. 400 used it profilactly and ZERO caught it. 400 who did not take it 258 caught it. I heard this on Peak Prosperity. He reads reports and presents them as Dr Campbell does. Check it out A pulmonologist testified in front of Congress and begged them to approve Ivermectin be a use he is seeing too many people die. He presented information . Just Google it.

  7. I'm an Italian retired hospital medical doctor.I'd like to learn more about the interactions of Ivermectin with other drugs.Please,doctor Campbell,would you mind Telling me more about this issue,if possible?Anyway,thank you for your action Alessandro Laurelli

  8. My comment was deleted ! Oh well . Just a warning ⚠️ people please do not go taking the animal form of invermectin I’m seeing so many comments about that . You are not a doctor or pharmacist so please don’t self medicate ! Reach out to your primary care doctor

  9. I've used it on my dogs, cats, turkeys, chickens, pigeons… Not ready to try it myself but am always open to new information!?…
    Also I don't think it has a shelf-life, or extreme reefer requirements

  10. Governments will suppress this information. and will agree to further studies. Invermectin is a cheap drug and Big Pharma will make no money from it. Also, the Globalist elite have admitted that they want to reduce the world's population especially of the elderly, disadvantaged and disabled.

  11. Dr. Campbell. Please watch this recent. video on ivermectin. Dr.s are testifying before the senate about it. Many doctors are saying it is a mirical drug. They say it will prevent covid19 and cure it.
    Please watch. This is very important information. Thankyou

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