Are You Taking a Drug “Off-Label?”

This common practice may be why you can’t find any information on a drug prescribed for your medical condition.

Pharmaceutical companies spend countless millions conducting clinical trials to prove that a new drug is effective in treating a specific medical condition. When the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approves the drug, it can be marketed only for use in patients with that condition. That’s its “on-label” use. Pharmaceutical companies have exclusive rights to […]
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