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0 0.5 1 1.5 2+ Hospitalization 70% Improvement Relative Risk Viral clearance, MV, day 8 62% Viral clearance, MV, day 6 39% primary Viral clearance, culture 73% Viral clearance, day 10 70% Viral clearance, day 8 82% Viral clearance, day 6 76% Viral clearance, day 4 65% Viral clearance, day 10 (b) 52% Viral clearance, day 8 (b) 58% Viral clearance, day 6 (b) 45% Viral clearance, day 4 (b) 32% Ivermectin  Biber et al.  EARLY TREATMENT  DB RCT Is early treatment with ivermectin beneficial for COVID-19? Double-blind RCT 89 patients in Israel (May - October 2020) Improved viral clearance with ivermectin (p=0.024) Biber et al., Int. J. Infectious Disea.., Feb 2021 Favors ivermectin Favors control

The effect of ivermectin on the viral load and culture viability in early treatment of non-hospitalized patients with mild COVID-19 – A double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled trial

Biber et al., International Journal of Infectious Diseases, doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2022.07.003 (results 2/12/21), NCT04429711
Feb 2021  
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Ivermectin for COVID-19
4th treatment shown to reduce risk in August 2020
*, now known with p < 0.00000000001 from 100 studies, recognized in 22 countries.
No treatment is 100% effective. Protocols combine complementary and synergistic treatments. * >10% efficacy in meta analysis with ≥3 clinical studies.
3,800+ studies for 60+ treatments.
Double blind RCT for mild-moderate COVID-19 outpatients in Israel showing significantly faster reduction in viral load with treatment, and lower hospitalization with treatment. The one treatment hospitalization was a few hours after treatment and the patient improved and was discharged quickly. Authors also examine culture viability on days 2-6, with 13% positive in the ivermectin group vs. 48% in the control group. There were no safety issues. Ivermectin was taken one hour before a meal. Sheba IRB-7156/20.
This is the 17th of 47 COVID-19 RCTs for ivermectin, which collectively show efficacy with p=0.0000002.
This is the 37th of 100 COVID-19 controlled studies for ivermectin, which collectively show efficacy with p<0.0000000001 (1 in 1 sextillion).
risk of hospitalization, 70.2% lower, RR 0.30, p = 0.34, treatment 1 of 47 (2.1%), control 3 of 42 (7.1%), NNT 20.
risk of no viral clearance, 61.6% lower, RR 0.38, p = 0.02, treatment 8 of 47 (17.0%), control 17 of 42 (40.5%), NNT 4.3, adjusted per study, inverted to make RR<1 favor treatment, odds ratio converted to relative risk, Ct>30, multivariable, day 8.
risk of no viral clearance, 39.0% lower, RR 0.61, p = 0.09, treatment 13 of 47 (27.7%), control 21 of 42 (50.0%), NNT 4.5, adjusted per study, inverted to make RR<1 favor treatment, odds ratio converted to relative risk, Ct>30, multivariable, day 6, primary outcome.
risk of no viral clearance, 73.0% lower, RR 0.27, p = 0.008, treatment 3 of 23 (13.0%), control 14 of 29 (48.3%), NNT 2.8, culture viability.
risk of no viral clearance, 70.2% lower, RR 0.30, p = 0.14, treatment 2 of 47 (4.3%), control 6 of 42 (14.3%), NNT 10.0, non-infectious samples (Ct>30 or non-viable culture), day 10.
risk of no viral clearance, 82.1% lower, RR 0.18, p = 0.01, treatment 2 of 47 (4.3%), control 10 of 42 (23.8%), NNT 5.1, non-infectious samples (Ct>30 or non-viable culture), day 8.
risk of no viral clearance, 75.6% lower, RR 0.24, p = 0.02, treatment 3 of 47 (6.4%), control 11 of 42 (26.2%), NNT 5.0, non-infectious samples (Ct>30 or non-viable culture), day 6.
risk of no viral clearance, 65.1% lower, RR 0.35, p = 0.05, treatment 4 of 28 (14.3%), control 9 of 22 (40.9%), NNT 3.8, non-infectious samples (Ct>30 or non-viable culture), day 4.
risk of no viral clearance, 51.9% lower, RR 0.48, p = 0.08, treatment 7 of 47 (14.9%), control 13 of 42 (31.0%), NNT 6.2, Ct>30, day 10.
risk of no viral clearance, 57.9% lower, RR 0.42, p = 0.02, treatment 8 of 47 (17.0%), control 17 of 42 (40.5%), NNT 4.3, Ct>30, day 8.
risk of no viral clearance, 44.7% lower, RR 0.55, p = 0.049, treatment 13 of 47 (27.7%), control 21 of 42 (50.0%), NNT 4.5, Ct>30, day 6.
risk of no viral clearance, 31.9% lower, RR 0.68, p = 0.16, treatment 13 of 28 (46.4%), control 15 of 22 (68.2%), NNT 4.6, Ct>30, day 4.
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Biber et al., 12 Feb 2021, Double Blind Randomized Controlled Trial, placebo-controlled, Israel, peer-reviewed, 10 authors, study period 12 May, 2020 - 31 October, 2020, average treatment delay 4.0 days, dosage 12mg days 1-3, 15mg for patients ≥70kg, trial NCT04429711 (history). Contact:
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The effect of ivermectin on the viral load and culture viability in early treatment of nonhospitalized patients with mild COVID-19 – a double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled trial
Asaf Biber, Geva Harmelin, Dana Lev, Li Ram, Amit Shaham, Ital Nemet, Limor Kliker, Oran Erster, Michal Mandelboim, Eli Schwartz
International Journal of Infectious Diseases, doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2022.07.003
The effect of ivermectin on the viral load and culture viability in early treatment of non-hospitalized patients with mild COVID-19 -A double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled trial,
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