When a doctor prescribes medication for off-label use, this means that the physician is prescribing a drug in a way that is different than what is in the FDA approved labeling for the drug. When the FDA approves a drug, the approved labeling specifies, among other things, the diseases or conditions for which the drug has been approved by the FDA. however, physicians are generally permitted to prescribe a drug for an “off label” or “unapproved” use when they determine it is medically appropriate for their patient
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