Pattern of medication utilization in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in three District Headquarters Hospitals in the Punjab province of Pakistan
et al., Exploratory Research in Clinical and Social Pharmacy,
Retrospective 444 hospitalized patients in Pakistan, showing lower mortality with ivermectin treatment in unadjusted results, not reaching statistical significance. Ivermectin was mostly used with patients in severe condition. Dose ranged from 12mg to 36mg for up to seven days.
risk of death, 63.7% lower, RR 0.36, p = 0.09, treatment 3 of 73 (4.1%), control 42 of 371 (11.3%), NNT 14.
Effect extraction follows pre-specified rules prioritizing more serious outcomes.
This study is excluded in the after exclusion results of meta
unadjusted results with no group details.
Mustafa et al., 12/29/2021, retrospective, Pakistan, South Asia, peer-reviewed, 7 authors, dosage varies.