Posts Tagged Ivermectin

Philippines to begin clinical trials on Ivermectin – DOST

Marje Pelayo   •   April 20, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) confirmed that a team of experts has been created to conduct a clinical trial on the veterinary drug, Ivermectin as...

Second hospital given compassionate permit on ivermectin use vs COVID-19 – FDA

Robie de Guzman   •   April 16, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Another hospital has been granted with compassionate special permit (CSP) to use anti-parasitic drug ivermectin to treat patients with COVID-19, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said...

DOST to conduct clinical trials on ivermectin if DOH, FDA order so

Marje Pelayo   •   April 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is maintaining its position regarding calls for clinical trials on veterinary drug ivermectin as treatment for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Secretary...

No need for ivermectin clinical trial in PH — DOST

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 10, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—There is no need to conduct clinical trials in the Philippines for ivermectin, according to the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). The DOST’s  Philippine Council for Health Research...

Ivermectin’s compassionate use permit not guarantee of efficacy vs COVID-19, FDA reiterates

Robie de Guzman   •   April 9, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday reiterated that the approval of a hospital’s application for compassionate use permit of anti-parasitic drug ivermectin against COVID-19 is...

FDA OKs hospital request for compassionate use of ivermectin vs COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   April 8, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday said it has approved a hospital’s application for compassionate use of anti-parasitic drug ivermectin to treat COVID-19. “Na-grant na...

FDA, not against ivermectin; insists registration process should be followed

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 8, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has clarified that the agency is not against anti-parasite drug ivermectin, but it insists that there should still be a process...

Distribution, promotion of ivermectin as COVID-19 treatment illegal, DOH warns

Robie de Guzman   •   April 7, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines — Persons distributing and promoting anti-parasitic drug ivermectin as a treatment for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) may face penalties for violating the law, the Department of Health...

Ivermectin not yet registered for human use in PH; no sufficient data on COVID-19 treatment – FDA

Robie de Guzman   •   April 6, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday reiterated that ivermectin drug is not registered for human use to prevent or treat COVID-19 in the country. FDA...

Application for compassionate use of Ivermectin submitted to FDA — Palace

Marje Pelayo   •   April 6, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang disclosed that an application for the compassionate use of the antiparasitic drug Ivermectin as a treatment for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been submitted before the Food...

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