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Science Library Abstract
Published: 2021
SYNOPSIS

Evidence is not sufficiently strong to either promote or refute the efficacy of IVM, DOXY, or their combination in COVID-19 management.

TITLE

Safety and Efficacy of Ivermectin and Doxycycline Monotherapy and in Combination in the Treatment of COVID-19: A Scoping Review

CITATION

Bhowmick S, Dang A, Vallish BN, Dang S. (2021). Safety and Efficacy of Ivermectin and Doxycycline Monotherapy and in Combination in the Treatment of COVID-19: A Scoping Review. Drug Saf. 44(6):635-644. doi: 10.1007/s40264-021-01066-y. Epub 2021 Apr 16. PMID: 33864232; PMCID: PMC8051548.

SUMMARY

Ivermectin (IVM) and doxycycline (DOXY) have demonstrated in-vitro activity against SARS-CoV-2, and have a reasonable safety profile. The objective of this systematic review was to explore the evidence in the literature on the safety and efficacy of their use as monotherapy and combination therapy in COVID-19 management.

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