FDA: Guidance Against Ivermectin for COVID Was Recommendation, 'Not Mandatory'
Agency told old people to “stop” taking ivermectin for COVID-19 but that was informal and just a recommendation?
I am completely shocked with this gaslighting.
The U.S Food And Drug Administration (FDA) is being sued in Texas by three doctors who were disciplined for prescribing Ivermectin to patients.
In a Federal Court hearing lawyers for the FDA are saying their campaign, telling people to stop taking Ivermectin, was informal and just a recommendation. (They were literally mocking people who took it!)
A lawyer representing the FDA said:
"The cited statements were not directives. They were not mandatory. They were recommendations. They said what parties should do. They said, for example, why you should not take ivermectin to treat COVID-19. They did not say you may not do it, you must not do it. They did not say it’s prohibited or it’s unlawful. They also did not say that doctors may not prescribe ivermectin,"
The FDA has violated well-established law that allows doctors to prescribe an FDA-approved drug as an off-label treatment. The FDA does not limit or control how the medications are prescribed by physicians once the medications are available on the market. Ivermectin was approved by the FDA in 1966.
Yet here is the FDA website, created in 2021, titled: "Why You Should Not Use Ivermectin to Treat or Prevent COVID-19," which has a photo of a horse!
Then the FDA tweeted out: “You are not a horse. You are not a cow. Seriously, y'all. Stop it.” The tweet linked back to the same webpage above telling you not to take Ivermectin for COVID.
As if that wasn’t enough. In a second campaign telling you not to take Ivermectin the FDA tweeted out: "Hold your horses, y’all. Ivermectin may be trending, but it still isn’t authorized or approved to treat COVID-19."
On a separate FDA FAQ page titled: “FAQ: COVID-19 and Ivermectin Intended for Animals” the first question and answer is: “Q: Should I take ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19? A: No.”
We are urged to take (and keep taking) mRNA vaccines that were rushed to the market, have little to no efficacy, cost a ton, don’t stop transmission, etc, rather than a safe and effective drug that costs next to nothing and has been around since 1966.
Ivermectin is widely prescribed and has been shown to have massive efficacy in the treatment of mild to moderate cases of COVID-19. Plus there is even evidence of its effectiveness as a prophylactic. The government of India says early use of Ivermectin helped to keep positivity and deaths low.
Several studies funded by the Indian Government have shown Ivermectin to be effective:
Conclusion: Two-dose ivermectin prophylaxis at a dose of 300 μg/kg with a gap of 72 hours was associated with a 73% reduction of SARS-CoV-2 infection among healthcare workers for the following month.
Conclusion: There was no difference in the primary outcome i.e. negative RT-PCR status on day 6 of admission with the use of ivermectin. However, a significantly higher proportion of patients were discharged alive from the hospital when they received ivermectin.
A study in Bangladesh says: “the Ivermectin-Doxycycline combination therapy has better symptomatic relief, shortened recovery duration, fewer adverse effects, and superior patient compliance compared to the Hydroxychloroquine-Azithromycin combination. Based on this study's outcomes, the Ivermectin-Doxycycline combination is a superior choice for treating patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 disease.”
There are currently 86 ongoing or completed clinical trials on Ivermectin worldwide and Ivermectin is winning.
Yet the FDA will often cite a flawed study, Funded by FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried, a major Democrat donor, who ran an alleged Crypto Ponzi scheme, as proof Ivermectin doesn't work. Please read about that here.
My favorite hit piece on Ivermectin was in 2021. The Rolling Stone Magazine published an article saying an Emergency Room in Oklahoma couldn’t treat gunshot victims because the ER was overwhelmed with Ivermectin overdoses! They even used a fake picture (it was the end of the summer) and quoted a doctor that didn’t work for the hospital. Total Mess.
Anyway, the FDA totally told everyone not to take Ivermectin. They tried to lie and imply it’s a medicine for horses. CNN told its audience Joe Rogan used horse dewormer instead of the human version. Doctors face medical board discipline for prescribing it. States banned pharmacies from dispensing it. People were literally ordering it from Mexico. Am I wrong?
There is a whole lot more information I cannot fit into this article. The anti-Ivermectin disinformation campaign was almost as strong as the COVID vaccine campaign.
Thanks for reading everyone! Let me know what you think!
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