Currently available data do not show ivermectin is effective. Ivermectin is approved for human use to treat infections caused by some parasitic worms and head lice and skin conditions like rosacea. 2,3 Also used for the treatment of scabies and lice, it is one of the World Health Organization’s Essential Medicines. It may also be used to treat other conditions and as a treatment of onchocerciasis, intestinal strongyloidiasis and onchocerciasis or river blindness Ivermectin is used in children weighing >15 kg for the treatment of helminthic infections , pediculosis, and scabies. Ivermectin is an FDA approved drug for use in humans to treat a variety of parasitic infections including parasitic worms , hookworm and whipworm. The safety of using ivermectin in children weighing. It is widely used in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to treat worm infections .