05 (ANI): There have been concerns about off-label
drug use causing vision loss in the patients.
Doctors have used hydroxychloroquine as an off-label
More recently, the analyst notes, questions have been raised as to whether Cosmo's rifamycin could pose a threat to Xifaxan, either in the near term from off-label
prescribing for irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea, or longer term if eventually approved for IBS-D.
drug thought to be commonly prescribed by doctors to treat osteoarthritis of the hand when conventional medication has failed is ineffective, say researchers.
Focus: RICO Claims Plaintiffs contend that Payors bear the principal costs of off-label
promotions, because they pay for most of the cost of the drugs, but comparing the patients health costs (and out- of-pocket co-pays) with the Payors costs may be difficult.
prescription, by some estimates, accounts for 25 percent of all prescriptions, (Leibman 2003) but can be significantly higher for certain conditions.
prescriptions are entirely lawful; Medicare even covers them.
Because Part D lacks adequate oversight for off-label
drug usage, pharmaceutical companies obtain windfall profits for drugs that have not been proven effective for off-label
The risky, off-label
use of glucose monitors with critically ill patients is under close scrutiny by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), with virtually every hospital reevaluating its options for glucose testing.
James Hoyer client Peggy Ryan, whistleblower in the off-label
marketing case against a pharmaceutical company, was also named Whistleblower of the Year.
In this Article, I consider the FDA's restrictions on off-label
promotional speech by pharmaceutical companies.
prescribing of drugs is common and very likely to cause adverse events, particularly when no strong scientific evidence supports the off-label
use, according to a report.