Ivermectin: Just the Facts

Jun 20, 2024 | Blogpost, Educational Series, Health, Preparedness

Let’s clear the air about this maligned medication.

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The Ivermectin Imbroglio

Ivermectin has stirred many conversations – some very heated, and very public – in the past few years, but before 2020 many of you might not have even heard of the drug before.

With all the hubbub surrounding this medication in recent years, and much more recently, let’s set the record straight on just what it is that we are all talking about.

Opinions withheld, here are just some facts.

 

| Ivermectin has been FDA approved for human use since 1996 |

 

The Basics:

Ivermectin is a medication with a long-standing history of effectiveness in treating a variety of parasitic infections. First commercialized in 1981 for use in animals, it was later approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for human use in 1996. Ivermectin has been a critical tool in combating diseases caused by parasitic worms, such as onchocerciasis (river blindness) and lymphatic filariasis. It is also commonly used to treat intestinal strongyloidiasis and external parasites like scabies and head lice.

The FDA’s approval of ivermectin highlights its safety and efficacy as it could not receive this approval without extensive testing. Over the years, it has been included in numerous health programs worldwide, even sometimes distributed for free in mass drug administration campaigns to control parasitic diseases in endemic areas. Its broad spectrum of activity against various parasites have made it an indispensable drug in the arsenal against parasitic diseases.

Even the National Library of Medicine via the NIH has a paper written touting the effectiveness of Ivermectin in treating various conditions in humans.

Furthermore this medication has been a cornerstone in global health initiatives, especially in tropical regions where parasitic infections are prevalent. For decades, ivermectin has played a crucial role in reducing the burden of these diseases, leading to significant improvements in public health outcomes.

 

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Ivermectin in the News:

Ivermectin was all over the headlines back during the pandemic. Lauded by some as a miracle pill, and derided by others as something entirely bogus. We’re not going to rehash all of that, but it is somewhat telling that recently it has made a different kind of headline:

 

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Availability and Price Volatility:

Often when Ivermectin is making these headlines people will rush to get some, impacting scarcity and driving up prices. And not all suppliers offer the same Ivermectin either! Some of them are compounded formulas with only a 6 month shelf life.

Our high quality, shelf-stable Ivermectin is back in stock, and we currently have it on sale for our lowest price ever! Add it to your Jase Case today, while we have it available at this price.

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