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# ivermectin

Last year
Ivermectin: Seizures of false Covid 'cure' peaked last year, figures from drug watchdog show
The number are now tapering off.
Almost 30,000 doses of ivermectin seized by health authorities last year
The HPRA warned people that having prescription medicines shipped into Ireland for personal use is illegal.
All time
Sam McConkey: What's driving this demand for unproven Covid-19 treatments?
The professor says it’s important to look in depth at the evidence using a critical theoretical framework, or ask someone else who can do this.
Ivermectin is not a proven treatment for Covid - so what's behind the demand in Ireland?
Health authorities across the world have warned of potentially serious side effects associated with improper use.
Huge surge in seizures of ivermectin as HSE warns against using unproven Covid-19 treatments
People have been buying the drug on the black market and having it shipped to Ireland.
FactCheck: Has the drug ivermectin been proven to be effective against Covid-19?
The debate about this anti-parasitic drug continues as experts await results of new studies.
The world's top health agencies say there is still insufficient evidence this medication is effective against Covid, Michelle Hennessy reports.
Studies are ongoing, with 5,000 volunteers recruited recently for an Oxford University trial.
Ronan Glynn: Public health doctors battling 'avalanche of conspiracy theory and misinformation'
'Insufficient evidence' around use of Covid-19 interventions, other than vaccines, Hiqa says
Hiqa said that being generally healthy may reduce the risk of “poor outcomes from Covid-19″.
FactCheck: Is the medication ivermectin an alternative to Covid-19 vaccines?
A lot of studies are being carried out into whether the anti-parasitic drug could be used to treat Covid-19.