The Federal Drug Administration is calling us out for being total morons and they are 1000000% right. If you're one of the very misguided individuals self administering drugs meant for livestock to treat or prevent COVID-19 then you're out of your ever-loving mind. Stop it now.

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This is not some stupid rumor, it is real. Real enough that the the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had to address it. They're formally urging people to stop taking veterinary drugs to treat or prevent Covid-19.  Can you believe we actually have to be told this?!?!

The FDA had received multiple reports of patients who have been hospitalized after self medicating with a drug called ivermectin.  Ivermectin is made for...get ready for this...horses, cows and sometimes sheep. In a very weird reality, the FDA actually Tweeted about this on their official account today. When I saw this I had to share it with you. I can't believe this is real life.

Just to drop some knowledge on ya...Ivermectin, is not even an anti-viral drug.  It is used to prevent parasites in livestock.  Come on dude...who's actually doing this? By the way, people are overdosing because they don't realize how concentrated this medicine is...do most people weight the same as a horse or cow? It is safe to say no, even after gaining the quarantine 15.
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The FDA let us know that people who take this medicine can experience nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, low blood pressure, allergic reactions, dizziness, problems with balance, seizures, coma and even death. THIS IS NOT A TREATMENT FOR COVID-19.  I'll bet anything that the ones doing this are also too afraid to get a vaccine. I'll just leave it right there.

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