Australia’s medicine and therapeutics regulator, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), has introduced new restrictions on the prescribing of ivermectin for COVID-19 and other off-label use.
The TGA, an agency under Australia’s Commonwealth government Department of Health, announced that the changes were introduced “because of concerns with the prescribing of oral ivermectin for the claimed prevention or treatment of COVID-19.”
This move is equal parts idiotic and deadly. The TGA has banned doctors from prescribing ivermectin to their patients as a preventative or treatment for the Wuhan virus (COVID-19). We should resist this move by phoning the TGA on 1800 020 653 to demand they reverse their decision to ban doctors from prescribing ivermectin off-label.
The Leftists and the mainstream media (but I repeat myself) have demonised ivermectin as dangerous horse medicine and it looks like it has worked, at least when it comes to the bureaucratic boffins at the TGA. But the following key facts on ivermectin put a lie to claims it is dangerous or only for animals: