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Resource ID: #21847
Subject: Medicine
Source: KNXV-TV (Phoenix)
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Date: Nov. 28, 2004

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More than a hundred million prescriptions are written out each year for off-label drugs. Doctors prescribe drugs to make the side-effects kick in and take effect. In many cases, this could be dangerous. Reporters from this news station using FOIA, presented the case to the FDA. FDA has no classification such as off-label but lists the reactions to certain drugs. This story went on air giving a list of precautions people could take while on prescription medication.

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