Since last many yearsSaintroy Lifescience is leading manufacture, export and supplier ofIvermectin Tablets from Surat, Gujarat, India. Ivermectin Tablets is used inthe treatment of some parasitic worms intestinalstrongyloidiasis and onchocerciasis. Currently in treatment of coronadisease many doctors referred for Ivermectin Tablets but officially notdeclared by the FDA.
Ivermectin is an anthelmintic (anti-parasite) used to treatinfections caused by certain parasites. In humans, this includes headlice, scabies, riverblindness (onchocerciasis), strongyloidiasis, trichuriasis, ascariasis, and lymphatic filariasis.
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is a major global threat. With noeffective antiviral drugs, the repurposing of many currently available drugs has been considered.One such drug is ivermectin, an FDA-approved antiparasitic agent that has been shown toexhibit antiviral activity against a broad range of viruses. Recent studies have suggested thativermectin inhibits the replication of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2),thus suggesting its potential for use against COVID-19. This review has summarized the evidencederived from docking and modeling analysis, in vitro and in vivo studies, and results from newinvestigational drug protocols, as well as clinical trials, if available, which will be effective insupporting the prospective use of ivermectin as an alternative treatment for COVID-19.Keywords: SARS-CoV-2; COVID-19; ivermectin; treatment; antiviral.