Ivermectin: pharmacology and application in dermatology

@article{Dourmishev2005IvermectinPA,
  title={Ivermectin: pharmacology and application in dermatology},
  author={Assen L. Dourmishev and Lyubomir A Dourmishev and Robert A. Schwartz},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={44}
}
Ivermectin is a synthetic derivative of the antiparasitic class of compounds known as avermectins. It is a macrolide endectocide with activity against both endoparasites with cutaneous tropism (Strongyloides stercoralis, Ancylostoma braziliense, Cochliomyia hominivorax, Dermatobia hominis, Filaria bancrofti, Wucheria malayi, Onchocerca volvulus, Loa‐loa) and ectoparasites such as Sarcoptes scabies, Pediculus humanus, Demodex folliculorum, and Cheyletiella sp. Ivermectin is of great interest in… Expand
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