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off label

adj, adv (off-label when prenominal)
(Medicine) (of a prescription drug) relating to use, or being used, in ways for which it has not been approved
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Off label use of Avastin is currently estimated to account for at least 50% of all wet AMD prescriptions in the United States.
Use of other devices classified as OTC SMBG (Product Code NBW) based on the FDA guidance is considered off label in hospitals (14) because these devices have not been evaluated for use in these facilities and, specifically, in vulnerable populations such as critically ill patients.
28, 2018, in JAMA Internal Medicine found that men with coronary artery disease (CAD) continue to use testosterone "off label"--that is, in an unapproved fashion.
Sleep problems in children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are treated with a variety of medications, many off label for sleep and unstudied for safety and effectiveness in children, a study of Medicaid prescriptions has found.
A previously designed and validated KAP survey assessing dental hygienists' KAP to dietary and herbal supplements was shortened and modified, with permission from the authors, to evaluate KAP related to polypharmacy and off label drug use.
Among these 96 (48%) patients were noted have off-label use of one antidepressant and 6 (3%) patients received two antidepressants for off label use.
This proposal suggests that courts hold manufacturers generally liable under the civil FCA for excess profits from improper Medicare Part D off label reimbursement.
For example, when physicians routinely prescribed hormone replacement therapy off label to postmenopausal women in the 1980s, the women were exposed to an increased risk of breast cancer, heart attack, and stroke.
Antipsychotic drugs, notably Seroquel, Zyprexa, and Abilify, are prescribed off label for conditions not approved for by FDA, including behavioral problems in toddlers, anxiety, and attention-deficit disorder.
Are there Legal Regulations relating to Off Label Prescription and Promotion of Drugs?
Enforcement Mechanisms by FDA Designation Physician/ Required Promotion FDA Designation Pharmacist Diagnostic Bar Liability Codes Red-Box Uses R [check] [check] [check] Black-Box Uses E [check] [check] Gray-Box Uses M [check] [check] Unboxed Warning S [check] No Warning & [check] Conditional Off Label E On-Label T A S U Dental of Heightened FDA Designation Medicare/ Malpractice Medicaid; Liability Reimbursement Red-Box Uses R Black-Box Uses E Gray-Box Uses M Unboxed Warning S No Warning & Conditional Off Label E On-Label T A S U Check marks indicate the presence of an enforcement mechanism.
Summary: In December 2012, the 2nd Circuit issued a groundbreaking 2-1 decision, holding that the First Amendment protects the truthful, non-misleading off label promotion of pharmaceutical ...