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 Nobel Prize For Ivermectin.
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Mike Callahan

USA
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Posted - 10/08/2015 :  10:20:14 AM  Show Profile  Visit Mike Callahan's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Ivermectin used for the Malaria parasite was the reason for one of the most recent Nobel prizes. It's wonderful stuff and has save a lot of canine lives too.
http://www.nytimes.com/1987/10/22/world/merck-offers-free-distribution-of-new-river-blindness-drug.html

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Dougskijors

Canada
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Posted - 10/08/2015 :  6:27:22 PM  Show Profile  Visit Dougskijors's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Yes, and the money made off western veterinary use helps subsidize human use against river blindness.
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ccr

Finland
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Posted - 10/18/2015 :  3:23:45 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Those were the days.

But there are quite a lot controversy among vetsabout ivermectin here in Finland .... There are growing number of them who wouldn't write prescriptions for ivermectin. Don't ask why. I find this very absurd.
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Mike Callahan

USA
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Posted - 10/20/2015 :  1:20:40 PM  Show Profile  Visit Mike Callahan's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I suspect that heart worm is not endemic in Finland. It can be used for other parasites but it is mostly used for heartworm.

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ccr

Finland
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Posted - 10/20/2015 :  2:51:43 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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Originally posted by Mike Callahan

I suspect that heart worm is not endemic in Finland. It can be used for other parasites but it is mostly used for heartworm.



No. Fortunately we don't have heartworms here. But it's good and cheap stuff to use, especially if one got more dogs.
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