Posts Tagged Ivermectin

Ivermectin clinical trials to push through this September despite delays — DOST

Marje Pelayo   •   September 6, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said preparations are almost done for the start of the ivermectin clinical trial this month. The clinical trial is necessary...

DOH, muling iginiit na hindi gamot ang ivermectin vs COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   August 23, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Inulit ng Department of Health (DOH) ang babala nito hinggil sa basta-bastang pag-inom ng ivermectin bilang gamot sa COVID-19. Ginawa ng DOH ang pahayag matapos sabihin ng...

Gordon open to idea of conducting ivermectin clinical trials in PRC facilities

Marje Pelayo   •   May 7, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Red Cross (PRC) chairman Senator Richard Gordon said the organization welcomes the conduct of clinical trials in its isolation facilities. “Basta papayag ang mga pasyente. Wala...

Clinical trials on ivermectin to start in June – DOST

Marje Pelayo   •   May 6, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato dela Peña said that preparations are underway for the anticipated clinical trials on the use of ivermectin as a...

BOC-NAIA intercepts 20,000 tablets of ivermectin, other regulated drugs

Maris Federez   •   May 6, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Customs Port of NAIA (BOC-NAIA) has intercepted undeclared ivermectin and other regulated drugs declared as food supplements and multi-vitamins and multi-mineral capsules. In a...

FDA: 6 hospitals have secured special permit for ivermectin use vs COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   May 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Another hospital has secured a compassionate special permit (CSP) for the use of ivermectin to treat patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Philippine Medical Association reiterates warning on ivermectin

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 5, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Medical Association (PMA) reiterated its warning against the use of anti-parasitic drug ivermectin as a COVID-19 treatment. During a public briefing on Wednesday (May 5), PMA...

DA creates team for ivermectin trials vs. ASF

Marje Pelayo   •   May 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has created a research team to study the efficacy of ivermectin and other products against African swine fever (ASF). The Special Order...

DOST to start clinical trial on ivermectin by end of May

Marje Pelayo   •   May 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Following order from President Rodrigo Duterte, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will launch a clinical trial on anti-parasitic drug ivermectin to determine its effectiveness in...

Rep. Mike Defensor to continue ivermectin distribution despite backlash from critics

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 3, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—Despite the backlash and warnings, Anakalusugan Partylist Representative Mike Defensor said he will continue the distribution of ivermectin to Quezon City residents and would prioritize senior citizens, persons with...

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