Double-blind study of ivermectin and diethylcarbamazine in African onchocerciasis patients with ocular involvement.

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In a randomised double-blind study, ivermectin was compared with diethylcarbamazine (DEC) and placebo in the treatment of onchocerciasis in 30 male patients from Mali with moderate to heavy Onchocerca volvulus infections and ocular involvement. 10 patients received a single oral dose of ivermectin, 12 mg, 10 received DEC daily for eight days (total dose 1.3… (More)

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@article{LaRiviere1985DoubleblindSO, title={Double-blind study of ivermectin and diethylcarbamazine in African onchocerciasis patients with ocular involvement.}, author={Michael LaRiviere and P Vingtain and M. Aziz and Brad Beauvais and Dr. B. J. Weimann and Francis Derouin and Jean-Marc Ginoux and Hartwig Schulz-Key and Philippe Gaxotte and Didier Basset}, journal={Lancet}, year={1985}, volume={2 8448}, pages={174-7} }