Ivermectin

Ivermectin works on gamma amino butyric acid, which mammals most assuredly have. The trick with ivermectin is that it doesn't cross the blood/brain barrier in any appreciable quantity, so it doesn't affect GABA in mammals except in very high doses. DO NOT give ivermectin intravenously. Backhoe rental is expensive. Eqvalan liquid is labelled for horses. The equine product is cleared for use in foals....

ivermectin

Broad-spectrum anthelminthic drug used to treat eg. parasitic nematode worms such as Strongylus and Onchocerca > Onchocerca.

Ivermectin

It is on the World Health Organization`s List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system. ==Medical uses== Ivermectin is a broad-spectrum antiparasitic agent, traditionally against parasitic worms. It is mainly used in humans in the treatment of onchocerciasis, but is also effective against oth....
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ivermectin

<chemical> A mixture of ivermectin component b1a (rn 71827-03-7) and b1b (rn 70209-81-3), which is a semisynthetic product from streptomyces avermitilis. A potent macrocyclic lactone disaccharide antiparasitic agent used to prevent and treat parasite infestations in animals. The compound has activity against internal and external parasites an...
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ivermectin

(from the article `onchocerciasis`) ...the skin, or with suramin, a potent and dangerous drug that affects both the adult worm and the microfilariae. In 1987, however, the World Health ...
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ivermectin

Trade name is Ivomec. Marketed by Meriel.
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ivermectin

Type: Term Pronunciation: ī′vĕr-mek′tin Definitions: 1. A semisynthetic macrolide antibiotic of the avermectin family of compounds, effective in the treatment of filariasis and many other parasites. The drug destroys Onchocerca microfilaria and Filaria bancrofti. Derived from the soil bacterium, Streptomyces avermitilis. Appro...
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