Subject:Pharmaceuticals: Prescriptions for investigations
Source:Atlanta_IRE_Annual_2004Bill Estep; Mary Pat Flaherty; Alison Young
Affiliation:The Lexington Herald Leader;The Washington Post;Knight Ridder
In this tipsheet, Young explains what "off-label prescribing" is as well as ways drugs are used off label. Included are sources that evaluate effectiveness of these drugs as well as tips for identifying off-label therapies that might be risky to patients.