Tough To Take

Number 21847
Subject Medicine
Source KNXV-TV (Phoenix)
State AZ
Year 2004
Publication Date Nov. 28, 2004
Summary 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.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 10
Keywords prescription medication;medicines;pharmaceutical medication;FDA;FOIA;side effects of medication;off-label medication;off-label prescription
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