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Don't Use Ivermectin to Treat or Prevent COVID-19

Commentary
08/30/2021 By
Merck Veterinary Manual

Some humans are considering unconventional treatments for COVID-19 not approved or authorized by the Food and Drug Administration. Among these is a drug called ivermectin often used in the United States to treat or prevent parasites in animals.

Read about why you should not use ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID-19 at FDA.gov.

More information on COVID-19 resources is available in the MSD Veterinary Manual.

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