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Ivermectin - Wonder Drug? Not Really!

What Is Ivermectin?

  • Ivermectin is an anti-parasitic drug commonly used in animals.

  • Currently, Ivermectin is not approved for human use in Malaysia.

  • It is imperative for the public to understand that uncontrolled use of Ivermectin could cause side effects that might be damaging.

All Approved Ivermectin-containing Medications In Malaysia Is Only For Animal Use

  • Currently, there are over 20 ivermectin products registered in Malaysia, but they are only used in animals.

  • Animal drugs are often highly concentrated because they are used for large animals like horses and cows.

  • Such high doses can be highly toxic in humans.

What Happens In An Ivermectin Overdose?