Ivermectin in Long-Covid Patients: A Retrospective Study
Del Franco et al.
, Ivermectin in Long-Covid Patients: A Retrospective Study
, Journal of Biomedical Research and Clinical Investigation, doi:10.31546/2633-8653.1008
Retrospective 856 patients previously admitted to hospital for COVID-19 in Argentina, finding that ivermectin improved recovery from "long covid" symptoms.
Del Franco et al., 18 Mar 2021, peer-reviewed, 3 authors.
Abstract: Journal of Biomedical Research and Clinical Investigation
Ivermectin IN Long-Covid Patients: A Retrospective Study
Del Franco Haroldo1*, Carvallo Hector2, Hirsch Roberto3
Neumologist, Mercante Public Hospital, Argentina
Professor of Internal Medicine, U.A.I, Argentina
Professor of Professor of Infectology, U.B.A. Buenos Aires, Argentina
Long COVID convalescence has become a major issue in COVID infection. The variety and magnitude of sequelae
has, so far, baffled scientific community, and no measure has proved to be both useful and reliable in diminishing
and/or shortening it. We are summarising the outcomes in 856 patients previously admitted at a Public Hospital in the
Province of Buenos Aires, due to moderate/severe COVID infection, who surmounted the infection and could be
released later on.
We selected those whose symptoms, and mainly, the duration of them- could be attributed to long convalescence
In them, a simple post-COVID treatment with ivermectin (IVM) was applied, thus provoking a faster reduction of
Keywords: long COVID, Ivermectin, long haulers.
is less effective
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